Bill Knapp's Au Gratin Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by emily9

I got this out of our local newspaper. I always loved their potatoes and couldn't wait to try this recipe--it sure tasted like theirs.

Top Review by tkuehl

This recipe is very close to the original. I agree that using the Kraft Old English Cheese brings this recipe a bit closer to the original. I worked for Bill Knapp's for 5 years (high school and college). We sprinkled a very generous amount of paprika over the mixture just before baking. We never used any bread crumbs to achieve the signature crust. I sprayed the baking pan / ramekins with a butter spray before adding the mixture. I remember the dish washers hated cleaning the baked on cheese off the ramekins.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare potatoes.
  2. Melt butter in large sauce pan.
  3. Add flour and blend.
  4. Gradually add milk and cook until thick.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and stir until cheese melts and sauce is smooth.
  6. Stir in potatoes.
  7. Pour into casserole dish.
  8. Bake uncovered at 350°F for 25-30 minutes until top is browned.
  9. Can top with soft bread crumbs.

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