Time: 1 hour
Yield: 12 servings
Funeral Potatoes, aka cheesy potatoes, is a crowd-pleasing dish that got its name from being a classic casserole being served at post-funeral luncheons. Perhaps a sad title for such a tasty dish, but it just goes to show how comforting these cheesy potatoes are. Funeral Potatoes are easy-to-make and are perfect for your next meal or upcoming potluck!
Using a mixing bowl, thaw the potatoes in the fridge overnight. Alternatively, you can spread them out on a pan and warm them up on low in the oven for around 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In another mixing bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup, sour cream, 6 tablespoons of the melted butter, dried minced onion, salt, and pepper. Mix together thoroughly.
Add in the thawed potatoes and the shredded cheddar cheese into the bowl, mixing it all together.
Once combined, transfer the potato mixture evenly into a single layer in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
In a sealable bag, lightly crush the pan cornflakes with your hands or a rolling pin. Add in the remaining butter, mixing it all together.
When the cornflake mixture is combined, sprinkle it evenly over the potatoes and other ingredients in your baking dish.
Bake the dish uncovered for about 40-50 minutes.
You can serve this dish with baked ham, oven-roasted turkey, or another suitable entree.