Loaded Game Day BBQ Tater Skins

Tiffany Aaron


This delicious side dish features potatoes rolled in a sweet and spicy blend before being baked. The result? A crispy and flavorful skin that is the perfect compliment to the loaded potato salad filling. The dish is topped off with sour cream piped to look like football laces making this dish perfect for Game Day.


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15 Min
1 Hr


  • 4 medium
    white potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    real mayonnaise
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream, divided
  • 1/2 c
    real bacon pieces
  • 1/2 c
    colby jack cheese, finely shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
    sun-dried tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1
    green onion, finely chopped

How to Make Loaded Game Day BBQ Tater Skins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
    Wash the potatoes and pierce them with a fork.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, cumin, ginger, and cayenne pepper.
    Rub the potatoes with the olive oil then roll in spice mixture. Set aside leftover spice mixture. Place them on a large cookie sheet with a rim. Bake the potatoes for 45 minutes to an hour, or until done. Remove the potatoes from the oven and cut them in half lengthwise. Set aside to cool.
  3. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, scoop out the flesh into a large bowl. Using a fork, roughly mash the potatoes, leaving some chunks. Stir in mayonnaise, ½ cup sour cream, bacon, cheese, tomatoes, green onion, and reserved spice mixture. Mix until well combined. Spoon the mixture into the potato shells.
  4. Place remaining ¼ cup sour cream in a piping bag or sandwich bag with one corner cut off. Pipe football lines on top of filled and cooled potato skins. Enjoy!

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About Loaded Game Day BBQ Tater Skins

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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