CRISS-CROSS POTATOES

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

These yummy potatoes came from a long-ago cookbook and they've always been a big hit whenever I've made them. They go well with any type of meat dish, and you can even load them up with toppings if you so desire.


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Serves:

4-8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 medium
idaho potatoes
1/2 stick
butter
salt and pepper
pinch
paprika
may vary seasonings: seasoned salt instead of salt, garlic powder, onion powder, etc.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash potatoes and cut in half lengthwise. Dry with paper towel.
2
Score the cut surface of each potato half with a sharp knife in a criss-cross pattern, about 1/8" deep.
3
Place potatoes on a baking sheet and lavishly spread butter on top of each. Salt and pepper to taste.
4
Bake in a 350-degree oven for 1 hour. Sprinkle potatoes with paprika if desired and bake 15 minutes more.
5
We like this with chicken fried steak or Swiss steak. Serve with butter and sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #crunchy