Super Simple Scalloped Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing


10 servings

Updated: Apr. 24, 2022
I’ve made many types of scalloped potatoes but I always come back to this rich, creamy and fail-proof recipe. This is a dish where the bottom gets scraped clean. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California


  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme, optional
  • 3 pounds russet potatoes, thinly sliced (about 10 cups)
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cream, salt, pepper and, if desired, thyme. Arrange potatoes in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Pour cream mixture over top.
  2. Bake, uncovered, until potatoes are tender and top is lightly browned, 45-55 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.
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Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 353 calories, 27g fat (17g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 390mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.