Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole {Best Copy Cat!}

This Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole Recipe – in my opinion, is just like the one at Cracker Barrel and it’s easy to make. Perfect for potlucks, brunch, or a big family breakfast.

copycat Cracker Barrel Hashbrown casserole

Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole

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My family loves to go to Cracker Barrel. It reminds us of Tennessee, where my first three were born and I truly miss.

cracker barrel hash brown casserole recipe

Next to biscuits and gravy, the hashbrown casserole there is one of my favorite sides to get.

copycat cracker barrel hashbrown recipe

In my opinion, this recipe is extremely close to the Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole recipe.

Hashbrown Casserole recipe

Even if you don’t agree that it tastes just like the real thing – I bet you’ll love it.

Should I thaw out my hash browns before putting them in a casserole?

  • Yes. Especially in this casserole, it is best to let the hash browns thaw to remove any excess moisture before baking

Is there meat in the hashbrown casserole at Cracker Barrel?

  • Yes. Their menu states that the hashbrown casserole is made with meat and seasonings. This hashbrown casserole recipe has cream of chicken soup included, this recipe also has meat in the hashbrown casserole

Are you ready to make this Hash Brown Casserole? Let’s make sure you have all of the ingredients you’ll need…

Ingredients for Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole

  • 30 oz. bag of hashbrowns – shredded
  • butter
  • cream of chicken soup
  • onion – sweet – white
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • table salt and ground pepper
  • sour cream

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copycat cracker barrel hashbrown recipe

Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole {Best Copy Cat!}

Cracker Barrel Copy Cat Hash Brown Casserole Recipe - Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or potlucks.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Melissa


  • 1 30 oz. bag of shredded hash browns - thawed
  • ½ cup of butter - unsalted - melted
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 1 small - sweet white onion - chopped
  • 1 pound of shredded cheddar cheese - divided
  • 1 tsp. of table salt
  • ½ tsp. of ground black pepper
  • 1 cup of sour cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease your 8x10 inch baking dish
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the onion, soup, salt, pepper, and most of the shredded cheese (reserving 1 cup of cheese for the topping)
  • Add the sour cream and mix in
  • Now, Pour the melted butter in
  • Add hashbrowns, and stir until combined
  • Spread the casserole mixture into your greased pan
  • Bake for 45 minutes
  • Sprinkle on the reserved cheese and bake for an additional 10 minutes


  • Storing leftovers - cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days
  • Heat by baking, covered in foil until warmed through, or place individual portions on a microwavable plate and microwave until heated through






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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Jill

    I used your recipe for the first time this Easter and it will not be my last. This is the most perfect recipe for hash brown casserole! Creamy, cheesy, and perfect texture! Hands down the BEST hash brown casserole I have ever had!!

    1. Melissa

      Yay!!! This makes me so happy to hear, and THANK YOU so much for leaving the rating and comment.

  2. Serena

    We just made this for Sunday brunch. So very delicious!!