Slow Cooker: Amazing Cheesy Potatoes O’Brien

This recipe came directly from nana’s handwritten notes.  This slow cooker gem of a recipe has been a banger in our family for decades and a favorite to young and old alike. Do yourself a favor and make this on your next camping outing as it’s super easy to make in advance and warms up just as good as the first time out of the crock pot!

potato smoosh


  • 2 bags(lbs) of frozen potatoes O’Brien
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 1/2-1 tub of sour cream(add to your own taste)
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Add ingredients into slow cooker and mix together
  • Stir every hour
  • top with corn flake or toasted panko bread crumbs