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Bacon-Topped Funeral Potatoes

This creamy, cheesy potato casserole is perfect for sharing.

Bacon-Topped Funeral Potatoes
Bacon-Topped Funeral Potatoes
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Bacon-Topped Funeral Potatoes are sure to be a hit with anyone who tries them! This comforting cheesy potato casserole is topped with bacon and loaded with cheese. Cheddar, Monterrey jack, and smoked mozzarella cheese makes these funeral potatoes something truly special. A rich cream sauce flavored with dry mustard and paprika is poured over the diced potatoes and cheese.

Since many recipes for funeral potatoes are made with canned soup, this one is unique because it's made with homemade cream sauce instead. Once the cheesy potato casserole has been baked to perfection, top the casserole with cooked bacon and sliced scallions for a deliciously cheesy experience. Everyone will be asking for this cheesy potato recipe!

Yields4 servings

Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time40 min

Cooking Vessel Size9 x 9-inch baking dish


What are funeral potatoes?

Funeral potatoes is another name for a cheesy potato casserole that originated in the Western United States and is especially popular amongst Mormons and Southerners. The recipe is known as “funeral potatoes” because it is a side dish that is commonly served at fellowships after funerals. Funeral potatoes are also served at potlucks and parties so they are sometimes called party potatoes or Mormon funeral potatoes.

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why are they called "funeral" potatoes? ???

Hi autoinmate, "funeral" foods get their name from recipes that are typically served at funerals (and potlucks) to comfort those in need. - Natalie, Editor of AllFreeCasseroleRecipes

These potatoes look incredible. I just can't resist cheesy potatoes!


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