Mmmmm, you can smell the wondrous, savory flavors of Classic Hash Brown Casserole from just reading the name alone. This casserole is cheesy beyond belief, incredibly rich, and truly crunchy between the hash brown base and the cornflake topping. Classic Hash Brown Casserole melts in your mouth and is mesmerizingly delicious. They don't call it a classic for no reason!
Ingredients• 2 pounds frozen hash brown potatoes, diced • 1 (10.75-ounce) can cheddar soup • 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream • 2 cups (8 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 12 tablespoons melted butter, divided in half • 3 cups corn flake cereal
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Spray a 9x13-inch pan with non-stick spray.
In a large bowl, combine the hashbrowns, cheddar soup, sour cream, cheddar cheese, salt, and 6 tablespoons of melted butter. Set aside.
In a medium-sized bowl, combine the cereal with the remaining 6 tablespoons of melted butter. Set aside.
Spread the potato mixture into the prepared pan. Top with the buttered cereal.
Bake the casserole for 1 hour and 5 minutes covered with aluminum foil.
Remove the foil and bake until the cereal is lightly browned, for about 10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and serve hot!