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Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes topped with Green Onions
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are comfort food at its finest. This side dish is layered with potatoes, onions, spices, and is incredibly cheesy and a cinch to put together.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy potatoes, scalloped potatoes
Servings: 9 Servings
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Kimberly Vargo


  • 1 1/4 Cups Whole Milk
  • 2 Tbs. Salted Butter
  • 2-3 Tbs. All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Paprika
  • 1 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbs. Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbs. Onion Powder
  • 8 Oz. Sharp Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 12-15 Small Honey Gold Potatoes Approx. 4-5 cups sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 Cup White Onion Sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8 x 8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Pyrex Baking Dish are great for baking, can be used in the freezer, microwave, and are dishwasher safe.
  • In a small saucepan, combine milk, butter, flour, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Allow mixture to steep but not boil.
  • Add half the shredded cheese to the milk mixture and whisk until all the cheese melts. Set aside.
  • Layer the potatoes and onions into the baking dish, alternating until both ingredients are gone.
  • Carefully pour the liquid cheese mixture over the potatoes and onions. Top with additional shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for approximately 20 minutes before serving.
  • Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in an airtight container.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 430mg | Potassium: 1056mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 26.6mg | Calcium: 297mg | Iron: 7.8mg