We can’t get enough scalloped potatoes around the holidays, and it’s so easy to customize your layers of cheese and Creamer potatoes to suit any taste preference. Start with this basic, go-to recipe, or try one of our variations like cranberry and stilton, Tex-Mex, pumpkin, pumpkin spice, leftover turkey, or ham and Parmesan.

20 mins
50 mins


  • Small saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Casserole dish


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • (To taste) salt and pepper


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 °F.

  • Step 2

    In a small saucepan over medium heat, add garlic and butter. Once melted, add the flour and incorporate well. Let cook for three minutes.

  • Step 3

    Reduce heat, and slowly incorporate the milk, whisking constantly. Turn the heat to medium, stirring frequently, and remove from the heat once the sauce thickens.

  • Step 4

    In a well-greased casserole dish, layer your potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over potatoes until covered.

  • Step 5

    Bake in the oven for 45 to 50 minutes. Top with your favorite cheese for the last 10 minutes of cooking, if desired.