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homemade potato skins

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a recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

This is an easy recipe that can easily be doubled or tripled. We have a big family... and they love this appetizer! Just made a double batch with thick chili, onion, cheese and sour cream....!!! This recipe and photo are ones from JAP... We have made this many times, and we make it a bit different every time... We like to play with our food! Have fun and Play with your food!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade potato skins

  • 8
    russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 6
    chopped green onions
  • 8 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    sour cream

How To Make homemade potato skins

  • 1
    Whole baked potatoes (or sliced and oiled baked potatoes, they cook faster). When cool enough to handle cut in half and remove pulp.
  • 2
    Melt butter and add paprika. Brush butter mixture into potato skin.
  • Potato Skins Platter
    Place skins under broiler for a few minutes until browned.
  • Fried, chopped up bacon
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
    Sour cream
  • 8
    Thick Chili (can also use canned).