12.28.2011

Funeral Potatoes {a free recipe}

Merry Christmas to you all! 
I hope that you all had a fabulous Christmas. We had a great time with family and are still trying to recover. I've decided to take a few extra days off this week to spend time with my family.

Yesterday something crazy happened to me and I decided to make a really yummy dinner, so I thought I'd share a few of our favorite recipes with you!
First up "Funeral Potatoes"





I'm pretty sure the nickname "Funeral Potatoes" is a Utah thing because these potatoes always end up at funeral luncheons.
Anyways here is the recipe I like to use!
24-30oz frozen shredded has brown potatoes (mix while frozen)
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1 pint sour cream
1 cube margarine
2 cups grated cheese
Mix those five ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle 1 cup corn flakes on top. Bake 350* for 1 hour.
Enjoy!

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10 comments:

  1. Thaw the potatoes first or mix while frozen?

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  2. You said there are five ingredients you mix together? I only saw 4, with topping of corn flakes... Sure looks easy. Just making sure!

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  3. Looks yummy! I'm pretty excited because my daughter had bought me the magazine with your mom's quilt in it and it is here (in TX) waiting for me! I just remembered, and she's in her craft room rummaging around looking for it!! Happy New Year!! ~karen

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  4. yum, looks good! - my SIL makes these with the cubed frozen hash browns (the kind with onions and peppers), and plain potato chips crumbled on the top, yum! I think they'd be good with french fried onions on top too!

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  5. They are called funeral potatoes here in Kansas and Oklahoma as well. *smile* yummy!

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  6. They aren't called funeral potatoes in CA, but they still wind up at all of the church dinners/potlucks and are soo good. Except my mom's recipe calls for crushing the cornflakes and mixing them in a little melted butter.. makes the most yummy crust!

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  7. How about bread crumbs instead of corn flakes...just can't see using corn flakes!!!

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  8. We call them Potatoes Deluxe. I have had that recipe since home ec class in the 7th grade. Around 79-80 ish. Love those taters!! I don't put any toppings on ours.

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  10. Like I said on FB, I call them Party Potatoes and I don't put anything on top except maybe extra cheese... Got my recipe at Church too! They are good with leftover baked or boiled potatoes.

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