Easy Potato Soup

1 Bag of frozen hash-brown potatoes - squares, not strips (30 oz bag)
1/3 - 1/2 cup chopped onion (depends how much you like onion)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 Cans of chicken broth (14.5 oz each)
1 Can cream of chicken soup
1 Package Cream Cheese (softened)
1/2 cup Shredded Cheese

Combine all the ingredients (except for the cream cheese and cheese) and mix well then cook on medium 4 hours.
Add the cream cheese (softened) and 1/2 cup cheese at the end and cook for another 20-30 minutes.
Add some cheese to the top. Green onions optional.

Paula Deen