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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.
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4 from 6 votes

Easy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

These delicious and savory cheddar bacon scalloped potatoes are the perfect easy-to-make side dish for any dinner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, cheese
Servings: 1 Pan
Calories: 245kcal


  • 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


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Spray a 9 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  • Slowly add the milk, followed by the chicken broth, while whisking constantly to prevent lumps.
  • Cook until thickened and starting to bubble.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the half and half, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
  • Layer 1/3 of the potatoes in the bottom of the prepared dish.
  • Pour 1/3 of the sauce over the top and spread to cover.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese and 1/3 of the bacon pieces over the top.
  • Repeat twice with remaining potatoes, sauce, cheese, and bacon.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes,
  • Remove cover and bake 20-30 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbling.
  • Let stand 15-20 minutes before serving.


Calories: 245kcal