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Cheesy Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

Teri & Jenny
Also known as funeral potatoes, this Cheesy Potato Casserole with Caramelized Onions is rich, creamy and delicious. They only require a handful of ingredients and are super simple to make. We love making these Cheesy Potatoes for a crowd.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 596 kcal


caramelized onions

  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced


  • 1 (15 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup homemade version below!
  • 1 ½ cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 (32 ounce) pack frozen, diced hash brown potatoes
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 cups roughly crushed, kettle cooked potato chips
  • cracked black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350˚F. Lightly grease a 9"x 13" baking dish and set aside.
  • Melt salted butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally for 25 to 30 minutes or until cooked down and evenly browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine condensed soup, sour cream and butter.
  • Add frozen potatoes and stir together until completely combined, then fold in 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese and caramelized onions.
  • Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and potato chips.
  • Bake casserole for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.
  • Cool for 10 minutes and serve.


  • *Makes 1 (9”x13”) casserole
  • *Homemade condensed chicken soup: 1 1/2 cup chicken stock, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
    Boil chicken stock in a small saucepan over medium heat. In a mixing bowl combine remaining ingredients until mixture is smooth. Whisk milk mixture into stock until fully incorporated and no lumps remain. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer until mixture gets very thick. Remove from heat and use in recipe above or seal in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 10 days.


Calories: 596kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 13gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 765mgPotassium: 838mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1097IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 287mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cheesy, potatoes
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