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Scalloped Potatoes

This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a family favorite! Tender Yukon Gold potatoes in an easy creamy, cheesy sauce make the best potato side dish! These thinly sliced potatoes covered in a creamy, cheddar cheese sauce bake up creamy on the inside with a cheesy crusty on top.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, potatoes, side dish
Servings: 8


  • 4 cups thinly sliced Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk I like evaporated milk, also
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese divided
  • paprika
  • 1 tsp salt + pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small sauce pan, melt butter. Once melted add melted butter with a fork – whisking together.
  • Next, whisk in milk.
  • Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, whisking until thickened.
  • Add in salt and pepper and stir well.
  • Reduce heat to low and stir in 1 cup of the cheddar cheese.
  • Place a half of the sliced potatoes in a lightly greased 1.5 quart casserole dish (8×8 or 9×9 will work)
  • Pour half of the cheese sauce over potatoes.
  • Add a second layer of potatoes and the rest of the cheese sauce to the top of that layer
  • Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese on top.
  • Sprinkle the top with paprika.
  • Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered for 1 hour.