Best Scalloped Potatoes


These scalloped potatoes are the ultimate comfort food dish! This recipe is bubbly, creamy, cheesy, and incredibly flavorful. This holiday favorite is great for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, and more. The potatoes become so tender and soft. The cream sauce is thick, creamy, cheesy, and hearty. Make this cozy side dish for any occasion!


4cups thinly sliced potatoes

3tablespoons butter

3tablespoons flour

1 1⁄2cups milk

1teaspoon salt

1dash cayenne pepper

1cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1⁄2cup grated cheese, to sprinkle on top



In a small sauce pan, melt butter and blend in flour.

Let sit for a minute.

Add all of cold milk, stirring with a whisk.

Season with salt and cayenne.

Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.

Reduce heat and stir in cheese.

Place a half of the sliced potatoes in a lightly greased one quart casserole dish.

Pour half of cheese sauce over potatoes.

Repeat with second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.

Top with some paprika for color.

Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.

Enjoy !
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