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Three Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Debbie Macomber's Three Cheese Scalloped Potatoes were not only super flavorful best-scalloped potatoes I have ever had.   I cannot wait to give you the recipe so you can try them.  They would be perfect for your holiday table. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easter, Easter Side Dishes, Easter Sides, potato recipe, potatoes, recipe, scalloped potatoes, Thanksgiving Sides
Servings: 12
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Diane @Recipesforourdailybread


  • 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded Gruyere or Jarlsberg cheese
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Two tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • salt & pepper to taste - I used 1/2 teaspoon salt & 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3-3/4 to 4 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cut into 1/8 inch thick rounds


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine all cheeses into a bowl
  • Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion and cook until tender.
  • Add the garlic, salt, & pepper and cook for 30 seconds. Stirring.
  • Gradually pour in the whole milk.
  • Bring the milk to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook 3 minutes. Do not scald the milk.
  • Add in the ground nutmeg.
  • Butter or spray with a cooking spray the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Layer half of the potato slices in the baking dish.
  • Pour 1/2 of the milk on top of the potatoes.
  • Add 1/2 of the cheese on top of the potatoes.
  • Top with the remaining half of the potatoes.
  • Add the rest of the milk.
  • Cover tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and add the rest of the cheeses.
  • Bake for another 45 minutes uncovered.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes.


Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 106mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 0.1mg