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Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
A cheese-y garlic-y rich potato dish that is mouthwateringly delicious!
Author: Jackie
  • 3 pounds potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 head garlic peeled and crushed
  • 4 tablespoons butter thinly slice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 cups Gruyere Cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 cup half and half or whipping cream
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish or a large round cast iron pan.
  2. Layer butter at bottom of pan.
  3. Spread about 1/3 of the potato slices on top of the butter. See notes below for cooking in round pan.

  4. Top with 1/3 of the crushed garlic and 1/3 of the cheese.
  5. Repeat two times with remaining potatoes, garlic, and cheese.
  6. Season the entire dish with salt and pepper.
  7. Pour half and half or cream over top layer.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and bake for an additional 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender and top is golden.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

When I originally wrote this recipe, I wrote it out with the methods I usually use. However when I photographed it, I made it differently. Either way will result in a delicious gratin. 

If using a round pan, simply arrange the potatoes in a circular motion on top of the butter until pan is full. Sprinkle with garlic, cheese, salt, and pepper, then drizzle with cream. Bake until potatoes are golden, bubbly, and tender.