PopPop’s Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

PopPop’s Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Total Time: 1 hr 20 min

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 1 hr


8 tablespoons butter

8 tablespoons flour

6 cups milk

Salt and pepper

8-10 large russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

24 oz. grated medium cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a baking dish.

In a saucepan, melt 8 tablespoons butter over medium high heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and whisk in milk. Return pan to heat and bring to a simmer while stirring. When sauce has thickened remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Spread 1/3 of the white sauce in bottom of baking dish and top with half of the potatoes.

Spread out cheese and another third of the sauce.

Continue layering ingredients, ending with the remaining third of the sauce.

Bake for 60 minutes or until golden and bubbly.