You’ll Never See Baked Potatoes The Same Way Again

November 26, 2019

You’ll Never See Baked Potatoes The Same Way Again

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Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes

Delicious baked mini potatoes stuffed with bacon and cheddar.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Author S.M. Lees


  • 5 lb baby red potatoes
  • olive oil
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1 tspn pepper


  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup bacon chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onion chopped
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1 tspn pepper


  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup bacon chopped


  1. Wash potatoes and poke holes in each potato with a fork

  2. Place the potatoes in a large bowl and sprinkle with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Mix to coat well.

  3. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment.

  4. Bake the potatoes at 425˚F for 35 minutes or until tender. Let cool.

  5. Cut the tips off both ends of the potatoes. Using a melon baller or metal teaspoon, scoop out the center of the potatoes.

  6. Set the tips and potato flesh aside in another large bowl to use for the filling.

  7. Mix butter into the potato filling and mash until smooth.

  8. Mix in sour cream, cheddar cheese, bacon, green onion, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.

  9. Stuff each of the hollowed out potatoes with the filling.

  10. Reduced temperature of the oven to 375˚F and bake for 5-7 minutes.

  11. Top each potato with cheddar cheese and bacon.

  12. Return to oven and bake for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.


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