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Funeral Potatoes Casserole

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 212kcal
These traditional funeral potatoes are so easy to make and are always a crowd pleaser when served at Thanksgiving and the holidays. Quick to prep, they are a delicious side to serve up all year round!
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  • 30 ounces frozen diced hash browns thawed
  • 5 Tablespoons salted butter divided
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 10.5 ounces condensed cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups corn flakes cereal crushed


  • Thaw bag of hash browns.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  • Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onion. Sauté for 3-5 minutes until translucent and fork tender.
  • Transfer onion to a bowl with the thawed hash browns, soup, cream, shredded cheese, dry mustard powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper and stir.
  • Transfer potatoes to 9x13 dish and spread in an even layer.
  • Melt the remaining 3 Tablespoons butter. Mix with the corn flakes cereal and sprinkle on top of the potatoes in an even layer.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Best when served warm.


  • Leftovers can be kept for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
  • Mix up your toppings! Try topping these with Ritz crackers, potato chips or panko breadcrumbs.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 417mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2mg