twice baked potatoes

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Raynah McFarland
from Woodstock, ME

My husband loves these potatoes, and they are so easy to make. I got the recipe from a cook at a restaurant I worked at years ago.

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For twice baked potatoes

  • 4 lg
    chef's potatoes
  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked crisp
  • 1/2 md
    onion
  • 3
    green onions (white part and light green part)
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make twice baked potatoes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and poke potatoes with a few vent holes on the tops. B
  • 2
    Place potatoes on oven rack and bake for about an hour. Check periodically. ( Some potatoes cook faster than others).
  • 3
    Cook slices of bacon until crisp.
  • 4
    When potatoes are done cut off the very top of the potatoes. (Use a potholder or kitchen towel they will be very hot.)
  • 5
    Take a spoon and scoop the potato out of the bottoom shells, into the mixing bowl with green onions, onions and garlic.
  • 6
    Add butter, sour cream, salt and pepper.
  • 7
    Mix all ingredients until smooth.
  • 8
    Once mixed scoop potatoes back into shells and return to the oven until the tops start to turn golden brown.
  • 9
    You can also sprinkle cheddar cheese over the tops of the potatoes before putting back in oven and remove when cheese is melted and potatoes are hot.

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