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Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

  • Author: Denay
  • Total Time: 80 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x


Cheesy scalloped potatoes are a delicious savory side dish that’s perfect with chicken, pork or beef. This traditional scalloped potatoes recipe will send you down memory lane!


  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream (or whipping cream)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 pounds Russet or Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled
  • 1 + 1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1 + 1/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Optional: Fresh thyme. Lightly sprinkle between layers + sprigs for garnishing.


    1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until combined. Add heavy cream, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to simmer. Continue whisking until sauce is lightly thickened.
    2. Preheat oven to 350º F. Butter the bottom and sides of a 9×13 baking dish.
    3. Thinly slice the potatoes. Arrange 1/3 of the slices in a neat layered row within the baking dish. Ladle sauce over the potato slices. Sprinkle the potatoes with Monterey Jack, cheddar cheese and bits of fresh thyme. Repeat the layering process two more times.
    4. Bake the Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes uncovered for 1 hour.
    5. Garnish with a few sprigs of thyme. Serve warm & enjoy!
    • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
    • Cook Time: 1 Hour
    • Category: Side Dish
    • Method: Oven
    • Cuisine: American

    Keywords: side dish recipes, potato recipes, scalloped potatoes