Creamy Crock Pot Au Gratin Potatoes

2-3 lb. red Potatoes, sliced thinly
4 Tbsp. butter
4 Tbsp. flour
2 c. milk
1 c. broth (I used chicken)
2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Layer potatoes in well-greased crock pot. Salt each layer.
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In a saucepan, melt butter. Add flour and cook until golden, stirring so it won’t stick or burn. Slowly whisk in milk and broth, allowing to thicken between each addition.
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Remove from heat and stir in cheese to melt.

You could use jar cheese sauce and it would probably be good also.

Pour over potatoes and use a knife to let sauce go down the sides and down through several places in the crock pot. Place paper towel across crock pot under lid.

Cook on low for 5 hours and then high for 2 hours, uncovering for the last hour or so to brown on top.
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