Twice-Baked Potatoes

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These potatoes are fun to make and they can be frozen before the second baking to be served in the future with BBQ, steak, or fried chicken. Twice-baked potatoes are perfect for a buffet or potluck.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped scallions, divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Scrub potatoes and poke holes in the skin with a fork or knife. Bake for 1 hour.
  • Cut baked potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh into a mixing bowl. Save the skins for stuffing later. Mix butter, sour cream, bacon, 1 cup cheese, 1 tablespoon scallions, salt, and pepper into the potato flesh in the mixing bowl.
  • Fill the potato skins with the potato mixture and arrange them on an aluminum-foil lined cookie sheet. Top with remaining cheese and scallions. Bake for 20 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped scallions, divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Scrub potatoes and poke holes in the skin with a fork or knife. Bake for 1 hour.
  • Cut baked potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh into a mixing bowl. Save the skins for stuffing later. Mix butter, sour cream, bacon, 1 cup cheese, 1 tablespoon scallions, salt, and pepper into the potato flesh in the mixing bowl.
  • Fill the potato skins with the potato mixture and arrange them on an aluminum-foil lined cookie sheet. Top with remaining cheese and scallions. Bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories450
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat18g
Cholesterol80mg
Sodium990mg
Total Carbohydrate34g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars2g
Protein14g