Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

Hashbrown Casserole {Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe}

 

Learn how to make Cracker Barrel’s Hashbrown Casserole at home with five simple ingredients. Perfect for breakfast or a weeknight side dish!

Learn how to make Cracker Barrel's Hashbrown Casserole at home with five simple ingredients.

The closet Cracker Barrel to my home is about 45 minutes away so we don’t eat there very often; however, when we drive to FL or PA while visiting our daughter in college we generally stop there for breakfast. Their Hashbrown Casserole is one of the only things I order off of their entire menu because I always thought it wasn’t something I could replicate at home. Thank goodness I found a recipe that is spot on that I can now make at home.

Hashbrown Casserole

On most Sunday mornings we have what we like to call a “big breakfast”; which generally means I’ll make eggs, bacon, and some sort of potato. My favorite is potatoes with chorizo and onions, but I haven’t found a good chorizo here in NJ in quite some time so it’s been on the back burner until I get some from our favorite store in Fall River, MA; so I decided to experiment with one of my favorite breakfast hashbrown casseroles instead.

Cracker Barrel Copycat Hash Browns

There are only five ingredients in this casserole including frozen shredded potatoes, butter, onion, cream of chicken soup and shredded Colby Jack cheese. The entire recipe takes less than 10 minutes to put together because you can just combine everything together in a bowl, add it to a casserole dish and then bake it for 20 minutes.

Hashbrown Casserole Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe

In 30 minutes, you can make this favorite restaurant copycat recipe for Hashbrown Casserole at home. It’s deliciously cheesy and perfect for Sunday breakfast or as a side dish to accompany your main dinner entree. My family LOVED this recipe and can’t wait for me to make it again. Next time, I think I’ll try it with fat free soup and cheese to reduce some of the calories and fat. ~Enjoy!

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Cracker Barrel Copycat Hash Browns
Hashbrown Casserole {Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Learn how to make Cracker Barrel's Hashbrown Casserole at home with five simple ingredients.
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Servings: 8
Author: Carrie's Experimental Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 lb . Frozen Shredded Hashbrown Potatoes
  • 1 tbsp . Butter
  • 1/4 c . Onion, finely chopped
  • 1-10 ounce Can Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 2 c . Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Saute onions in the butter in a small pan over medium heat until they start to soften; approximately 1-2 minutes.
  3. Combine the potatoes, onions, soup and half of the cheese in a bowl and mix well. Place in a small casserole dish; then top with the remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes until hot and bubbly.
Recipe Notes

Substitutions: use fat free or reduced fat soup and cheese

 

 

Learn how to make Cracker Barrel's Hashbrown Casserole at home with five simple ingredients. Perfect for breakfast or a weeknight side dish!

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4 Comments

  1. Neva Kitts
    March 26, 2018 at 7:38 pm - Reply

    I plan to make this for our church’s Easter breakfast after sunrise service. Is it OK to double this recipe? Will it fit in a 13×9 baking dish?

    • Carrie's Experimental Kitchen
      March 27, 2018 at 6:05 am - Reply

      It’s ok to double the recipe and should fit in a 13 x 9 dish. I used a 2 qt casserole dish when I made this recipe so that size should be fine. Enjoy and Happy Easter!

  2. Sherry
    June 25, 2018 at 4:35 pm - Reply

    Thanks for this recipe! Sounds so easy to make and yummy; will work great when my family comes to visit. Will give me extra time to visit and cook other things to go with this! Love all the recipes!

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