CRISS-CROSS POTATOES

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Ellen Bales

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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.

How to Make CRISS-CROSS POTATOES

Step-by-Step

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

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About CRISS-CROSS POTATOES

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