Delicious Funeral Potatoes Recipe

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Delicious Funeral Potatoes Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 31, 2023

Funeral Potatoes are a classic American comfort food that is often served at funeral luncheons (hence the name), potlucks, and family gatherings. This cheesy and creamy casserole is made with hash browns, sour cream, condensed soup, and topped with a crispy cornflake crust. It's a crowd-pleasing dish that is easy to make and perfect for comforting your soul during difficult times. Serve it as a side dish or a main course with a salad on the side. This recipe will make you want to celebrate life with every bite!


  • 2 pounds frozen hash browns
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the hash browns, melted butter, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, chopped onion, shredded cheddar cheese, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, crush the cornflakes into small pieces and mix with the melted butter. Sprinkle the cornflake mixture over the top of the casserole.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown and crisp.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Funeral Potatoes are a traditional dish in Utah, often served at potlucks and holiday gatherings.
  • They got their name because they are commonly served at funeral luncheons.
  • The dish originated in the Midwest and quickly became popular throughout the United States.
  • The addition of cornflakes on top gives the casserole a crunchy texture and adds an interesting twist to the dish.