Classic Au Gratin Potatoes

Classic Au Gratin Potatoes

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 30 min
  • Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Serving: Serves 10

Heavy cream and traditional Swiss cheese makes this a rich dish and a wonderful addition to any holiday feast.


  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and slightly crushed with the flat side of a knife
  • 3 pounds baking potatoes (about 6 large), peeled and sliced in 1/8" thick rounds
  • 6 ounces Gruyère or Swiss cheese, finely shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy (whipping) cream


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Rub a shallow 2 quart baking dish with the garlic. Layer half the potatoes evenly over bottom of prepared dish.
  2. Sprinkle with half the cheese and salt; drizzle with half the cream. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  3. Bake uncovered 1-1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender when pierced and top is brown and crisp. Planning tip: may be baked up to 1 day ahead. Cover with foil and refrigerate.


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