Old-Fashioned Cheese Potatoes

Old-Fashioned Cheese Potatoes

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"When my husband and I got married in 1951, one of the first appliances we bought was an apartment-size electric range. The range came with a cookbook that included this recipe. I've used the same recipe ever since!"
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1 h 15 m servings
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  1. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add the flour, salt and pepper; cook and stir until a thick paste forms. Gradually add milk. Cook and stir until the mixture begins to thicken. Add cheese; cook and stir until melted. Place potatoes in a greased 3-in. x 9-in. x 2-in baking dish. Pour sauce over potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.

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Great recipe. I doubled the recipe for a crowd. I also boiled the potato slices with a couple of cloves of garlic prior to adding to the baking dish. I had to make this ahead and didn't know if ...

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Was just ok. It had a very milky taste. Might be better if the milk was cut in half.

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Great recipe. I doubled the recipe for a crowd. I also boiled the potato slices with a couple of cloves of garlic prior to adding to the baking dish. I had to make this ahead and didn't know if ...

WONDERFULLY DELICIOUS!! Potatoes looked just like the picture. I used a buttered 10" square casserole dish, which worked perfectly. I believe the pan size in the recipe should be 9xl3, maybe Mar...

This is a yummy side dish! I used 1 cup velveeta and 1/2 cup sharp cheddar. I didn't want to go to the trouble of boiling the potatoes as some had suggested, so I cooked it for 30 minutes cove...

This is delicious! Close to what my mom used to make. Only things I did different was GRATE a 1/2 onion and saute it with the butter. Added dried basil and about 7 SLICES of American cheese. Aft...

THE "definitive" cheese potato recipe! This recipe makes the best homemade cheese sauce that I've ever tasted, and I can't wait to try this with noodles. I prepared the recipe as written with th...

This recipe is easy and quick. My son loved it! I used a little more cheese on top but found it wasn't necessary. I too used a larger dish with good results. I didn't add garlic and onion but...

Awesome!! When I first viewed this recipe I thought by the ingregrients it would be a so -so recipe - but it was excellent. I always make the recipe as printed before I make changes, no changes...

YUMMY! I can't believe how simple and delicious these were I will definitely make these again. Thanks.

Great recipe!! I greased a casserole dish and added onion and garlic powder as others recommended. I also added bacon after I cut it into bite size pieces and fried in the pan. It was an amazin...

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