Favorite Ingredient Friday collides with Scrumptious Sunday~Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes

hosted by Overwhelmed with Joy and Mercedes Rocks

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 16 oz. whipping cream
  • 5 large russet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (jar) or 1 clove
  • 2 cups grated 4 white cheese mix (Gruyere, Muenster, etc…)
  • 2 cups rates sharp cheddar
  • Wondra Flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel and thinly slice potatoes.
  3. Grease 9×13 baking dish.
  4. In a large sauce pan, melt the butter.
  5. Gradually add the whipping cream and spices. Blend well.
  6. Gradually add the flour until the mixture thickens, but it is still pourable!
  7. Mix the cheeses all together.
  8. Layer the potatoes, cheese and cream mixture ending with cheese on top.
  9. Bake 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden brown.

I developed this recipe for a request from our youngest and it quickly became a family favorite.

I do the memes: Menu Plan Monday hosted by Laura at I’m an Organizing Junkie, Favorite Ingredient Friday hosted by Kathryn at Overwhelmed with Joy, Freezer Food Friday hosted by MJ at mjpuzzlemom, Scrumptious Sunday hosted by Meredith at Mercedes Rocks and Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. Doing them all make great additions to help keeping me on track and finding so new recipes!


Potatoes and cheese rock! put them together and you have one terrific dish! This sounds delicious! Thanks again for playing! I love the new look over here! Yellow is my favorite color! Bright and Cheerful! You can check mine out here

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Have a great day!


Hi! Love the recipies and this looks like a fun blog. 3 Sides of Crazy…..is that why the dates are so far off? Or is it just me and I’m behing?


That sounds wonderful! I don’t think I’ve ever seen white pepper, though. Is it in the regular spice aisle? I’m not too observant. MMM these sound good!