As suggested I cut the margarine down by half. Turned out quite like Cracker Barrel I thought.
May 4, 2013
This is substantially the recipe for the famous Mormon Funeral Potatoes. Just add a topping of crumbled corn flakes or crumbled potato chips before baking, and you've got a historic Utah dish that everybody loves -- and you don't have to just serve it after a funeral. It goes very well at potlucks, holiday dinners, etc. etc. It's rich, caloric, and full of fat -- AND DELICIOUS.
Apr 14, 2013
BJ in Trussville
The previous comment as to the recipe being too greasy was right-on...would need to cut back on the margarine by about 1/2. It also took longer than 35 minutes....more like 50 minutes to cook in a 9x13 clear casserole dish on the top shelf of my oven (thermometer verified @ 350 degrees). However the frozen ORA-IDA 2 lb pkg of hashbrowns I found were diced. I wonder if they would have done better shredded as well. Taste was acceptable but soaked 3 paper towels with grease after 50 minutes of cooking. Perhaps dredging the diced potatos with flour could have helped.
Aug 30, 2012
Ladycable55 Member since: August 30, 2012
Just as good as going all the way to cracker Barrel and you can get a better portion then they give you. This is one i will make over and over again.
Jul 6, 2012
Followed recipe as written. It was very greasy and too salty. Next time I will omit the salt completely and cut down the butter to a tablespoon perhaps.
Oct 31, 2011
Can you make ahead, refrigerate, and bake later?
Jul 19, 2011
This is EXCELLENT! I love Cracker Barrel's and this is even better! Try this!!!
Jun 2, 2011
cheapsophiestuff Member since: October 26, 2009
Always a hit at our house, it's a staple breafast dish when we have weekend guests
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