1 30 oz. bag of frozen, shredded hash browns
3 14 oz. cans of chicken broth
1 can of cream of something soup( I like celery)
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 tsp. ground pepper
1 8 oz pkg. cream cheese
Garnish: bacon crumbles, shredded cheddar cheese, green onion, sour cream for garnish
Combine everything (except cream cheese) in your crockpot. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. About one hour before serving, add cream cheese to the crockpot and cook until thoroughly melted. Ladle soup into bowls and top with bacon, cheddar cheese, green onion and/or sour cream.