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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

These cheesy scalloped potatoes are covered in the perfect homemade creamy cheesy sauce, topped with more shredded cheese and baked to perfection for the perfect side dish to any meal!
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 8 -10


  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups half and half (or whole milk)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 5-6 cups sliced potatoes (about 6 medium potatoes, cut to about 1/8in slices)


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 9x13in pan with non stick spray.
  • Melt the butter in a medium to large sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Add in the flour and cook until the flour is mixed into the butter, about 2 minutes.
  • Pour in the half and half, stirring regularly, until the mixture is thickened, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in the salt and pepper, and 2 cups of the shredded cheese.
  • Layer about 1/3 of the sliced potatoes into the pan. Pour 1/3 of the cheese sauce over the top.
  • Repeat with another third potatoes, cheese sauce, potatoes and cheese sauce.
  • Cover with foil and bake for about 40 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and sprinkle with additional 1/2 cup of cheese and bake for another 20 minutes or so until the sauce is bubbly and the potatoes are soft.