Twice-baked Potatoes Recipe

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Karen Turnbough

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@KTurn620

My husband's favorite potato dish!


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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
large baker potatoes
2-3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
milk
1/2 lb
bacon, cut into 1.5 inch pcs
1
medium onion, chopped
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400. Place the potatoes directly on the rack in the center of the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Pierce each potato in a couple spots and continue to bake until tender, about 30 minutes more. Remove potatoes from the oven and turn heat down to 375.

2Cut bacon into 1 1/2 inch chunks and put in a saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until crispy. Drain off fat, set aside.

3Holding the potato with an oven-mitt or towel, trim off the top of the potatoes, forming a canoe-like shape. Carefully scoop out most of the potato into a large mixing bowl, leaving about 3/8 of an inch around all sides.

44. Mash the potatoes lightly with a fork, along with 2-3 tbsp butter and about 1/3-1/2 cup milk. Stir in bacon and green onions and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 ½ cup of cheddar cheese, mixing well

5Return the mixture to the potato skins, mounding slightly. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake until heated through, about 20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American