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Cheddar Bacon Scallop Potatoes

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 4-6 cups thinly sliced gold potatoes
  • 3 cups half and half
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup half and half + 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked til almost crispy and roughly chopped or 1/3 cup bacon bits
  • 20 NABISCO PREMIUM Saltine Crackers, finely crushed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

  • Combine the 3 cups half and half, garlic, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in a large pot and bring to a simmer. Add potatoes and stir to combine. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Stir 3 tablespoons of flour into remaining 1/4 cup half and half. Stir into pot along with 1 cup cheese. Cover and cook another 5 minutes or so until thickened and cheese is completely melted. Stir in bacon.
  • Transfer potato mixture to a large baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top, then sprinkle crushed Saltine crackers over the top of the cheese. Drizzle butter over cracker crumbs. Bake at 400 for 10-15 minutes until cracker topping is browned and sauce is bubbly. (You can broil for the last few minutes if you want your crackers more browned).
  • Serve hot and top with cracked black pepper and fresh herbs if desired.