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CHEETOS® FLAMIN' HOT® Farmers Market Gratin

Preparation Time
Total Time: 1 hour 45 min

Cheetos Flamin’ Hot Farmers Market Gratin is packed with savory herbs such as thyme and sage, along with potatoes, cheese, cream, and a hint of curry powder. This baked dish is taken up a notch with some Flamin’ Hot Cheetle!


  • 2 Pounds Grated, Sharp Cheddar
  • 1 Pint Heavy Cream
  • 1 - 8.5 Ounce bag - Cheetos Flamin’ Hot Crunchy
  • 1 Butternut Squash, medium
  • 2 Sweet Potatoes
  • 3 Potatoes, Yukon Gold
  • ¼ Teaspoon Red Curry Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 Sprigs Thyme, leaves - Rough chop
  • 2 Sage leaves - Rough chop

How To Make

  1. 1.

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. 2.

    Blitz up one 8.5 oz bag CHEETOS Flamin’ Hot Crunchy in Food Processor and set aside.

  3. 3.

    On a cutting board, peel and slice all vegetables to ¼ inch thickness (on a mandoline or with a knife.)

  4. 4.

    Add all veg to a large bowl, toss with ½ ground Flamin Hot CHEETOS, salt, cinnamon, cayenne, and thyme.

  5. 5.

    Grate 2 pounds extra sharp cheddar cheese.

  6. 6.

    Remove Mix any leftover seasoning or liquid with measured heavy cream.

  7. 7.

    Rub-down the casserole dish with softened butter. A: Layer ¼ root vegetables in a single layer in an overlapping fashion.

  8. 8.

    Add 1/3 shredded cheddar A: pour over 1/3 cream and repeat. On the last layer of vegetables, pour over the remaining cream and top with the last 1/3 cheddar and the remaining CHEETOS.

  9. 9.

    Bake for 1 hour with aluminum foil. Remove foil and continue to bake another 20-30 until vegetables are tender, the cream has thickened, and the top is browned.