Ham ‘n’ Cheese Potato Bake

1 (24 oz.) pkg. frozen hash browns
2 c. cubed fully cooked ham
1/4 tsp. pepper
3/4 c. shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1 small onion, chopped
2 c. sour cream (16 oz.)
1 (10 3/4 oz.) Cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
1 (10 3/4 oz) cream of potato soup, undiluted

In large bowl combine potatoes, ham, 1/2 cup cheese and onion. In another bowl combine sour cream, soups and pepper; add to potato mixture and mix well. Transfer to greased three – quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until bubbly and potatoes are tender. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serves 10-12.