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A red casserole dish full of cheesy hash browns with a browned topping.
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Grandma’s Special Hash Brown Casserole

Grandma's Special Hash Brown Casserole is a classic recipe that is the perfect choice to serve with your holiday ham.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 334kcal


  • 30 ounces frozen hash browns, thawed (1 pound 14 ounce bag)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper, or to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups corn flakes, crushed


  • Coat a 13- x 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the thawed hash browns, onion, soup, 4 tablespoons melted butter, salt, pepper, and shredded cheese. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  • Toss the corn flake crumbs with the remaining 2 tablespoons melted butter. Sprinkle mixture over the top of the potatoes.
  • Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until nice and golden brown.


Make-Ahead Method:
After transferring the mixture to the baking pan (before adding corn flake crumbs), cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours, till ready to bake. Top with corn flake crumbs and bake as directed. You may need to add an additional 10 to 15 minutes to baking time if the pan is cold when it goes in the oven.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 515mg | Potassium: 364mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 741IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 270mg | Iron: 3mg