5 from 4 votes
looking down on a white bowl filled about halfway with scalloped potatoes and topped with cheddar cheese, bacon and parsley. A fork is next to the bowl and a red checkered cloth napkin is laying behind the bowl.
Easy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
These delicious and savory cheddar bacon scalloped potatoes are the perfect easy-to-make side dish for any dinner!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, cheese
Servings: 1 Pan
Calories: 245 kcal
  • 6 medium red potatoes sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups cheddar cheese divided
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Spray a 9 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  5. Slowly add the milk, followed by the chicken broth, while whisking constantly to prevent lumps.
  6. Cook until thickened and starting to bubble.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in the half and half, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
  8. Layer 1/3 of the potatoes in the bottom of the prepared dish.
  9. Pour 1/3 of the sauce over the top and spread to cover.
  10. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese and 1/3 of the bacon pieces over the top.
  11. Repeat twice with remaining potatoes, sauce, cheese, and bacon.
  12. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes,
  13. Remove cover and bake 20-30 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbling.
  14. Let stand 15-20 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.