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Creamy Potato Cheese Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Creamy Potato Cheese Soup, by , is from Danielson Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kim Kassian
Added: Monday, November 13, 2006


6-8 potatoes
3 carrots, sliced
2 stalks sliced celery
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup butter
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 cups milk (I use evaporated milk)
1-8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
salt, pepper to taste
4 strips of bacon, fried crisp, cooled and crumbled
shredded cheddar, (I use sharp cheddar for everything)

Cover vegetables with water in a stockpot; boil until tender. Drain most of water. Mix butter, cream of chicken soup, milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper and bacon. Add to vegetable mixture. Stir well; heat thoroughly. Top with shredded cheese before serving.




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