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Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy cheesy potato soup is the easiest soup you'll ever make. You only need a handful of ingredients and a crockpot!!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 5 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 (32-ounce) package frozen diced hash browns thawed
  • 2 (10.5-ounce) cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can cream of celery soup
  • 3 cups half-and-half or heavy cream, plus more as needed
  • cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • salt and pepper to taste

Additional Mix-ins (Optional)

  • 1 (14.75-ounce) can creamed corn or 2 cups chopped ham optional

Toppings (Optional)

  • sour cream, bacon crumbles, chives or green onions optional


  • Set a slow cooker to high. Add butter to the slow cooker and let it melt. Add hash browns, cream of chicken and celery soups, and half-and-half and mix to combine. Stir in any other desired mix-ins, then cover and cook on high for 3–4 hours.
  • Add 1 cup cheese and salt and pepper to taste and stir to mix. Add more half and half if needed to reach the consistency you prefer.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup cheese along with any other desired toppings before serving.



Stovetop directions. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat, then add hash browns, cream of chicken and cream of celery soups and half-and-half. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cook for 30–40 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Add cheese, salt, and pepper before serving.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 0.004g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 709IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 249mg | Iron: 0.1mg