Easy Cheesy Hash Browns Recipe

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened (optional)
  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans cream of celery soup
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (2 pound) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups crushed corn flakes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Stir cream cheese, cream of celery soup, sour cream, and Cheddar cheese in a large bowl until thoroughly combined. Gently fold hash brown potatoes into soup mixture. Stir corn flakes with melted butter in a separate bowl. Spread potato mixture in an even layer into a 9×13-inch baking dish; sprinkle buttered corn flakes over the top.
  3. Bake until casserole is bubbling and topping has browned, about 1 hour.