Country Potatoes (2)

12 red or new potatoes
3 c. grated sharp Cheddar cheese
8 strips cooked bacon, crumbled
1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. chopped onion

Boil potatoes with skins on until done; drain and cool. Slice unpeeled potatoes, then butter bottom of 9×12-inch baking dish. Layer 1/2 of potatoes, salt and pepper, onion, 1/2 of cheese and 1/2 of bacon in casserole. Dribble 1/2 of butter over the layer. Repeat layer. Bake, uncovered, at 350° until bubbling hot, about 15 minutes. Yields about 8 servings.

Jane Shephard