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Au Gratin Potatoes

I love making homemade recipes for my family. This side dish compliments many main dishes and is so easy to make.—Carol Van Sickle, Versailles, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 8 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 pound American cheese, cubed
  • Minced fresh parsley


  • In a large saucepan, cook potatoes in boiling water until done. Drain and place in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add the flour, salt and pepper; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 1 minute. Add cheese; stir just until melted. Pour over potatoes. Cover and bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with parsley.

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  • ilka896
    Feb 16, 2013

    I absolutely loved these potatoes. They were so delicious I had to get seconds.

  • cdbdga
    Apr 12, 2010

    I loved this recipe and was pleasently suprised with the flavor. The only thing I did was slice the potatoes instead of cube but I'll try cubed next time. Yummy!