1 pkg frozen hash browns (1 lb. 8 oz.)
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
½ cup chopped onion (sautéed if desired)
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream
2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
½ cup melted butter
1 ½ cup crushed corn flakes
Thaw potatoes. If using tater tots or hash brown patties, break them up after thawing. Combine ingredients and mix well. Spread evenly in a greased 9 X 13 pan.
Spread corn flake and butter mixture on top of potatoes. Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes to 1 hour.