Famous Loaded Potato Skins

Posted: February 1

Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 25 servings

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When you're watching the game from home, regardless of the sport, you want a snack that will get you in the right spirit. Famous Loaded Potato Skins are bite-sized, savory sensations of tender yet hearty potato stacked with melty cheese and crispy bacon. It's like the best parts of food all at once! Famous Loaded Potato Skins are a touchdown, slam dunk, or home run (depending on your favorite sport) of flavor.


• 4 large russet potatoes, washed • 3 tablespoons butter, melted • 1-2 teaspoons kosher salt • 1-2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded • 4-7 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled • green onions, optional, sliced, to taste • sour cream, optional


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray.

Step 3

Cut the ends off of the potatoes and discard them.

Step 4

Slice the potatoes into 1/2-inch slices.

Step 5

Brush both sides of the potato slices with butter and sprinkle with salt.

Step 6

Place the potatoes on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer and bake until fork-tender, about 30 minutes. Flip the potato slices halfway through baking.

Step 7

Top the slices with cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Step 8

Return the slices to the oven and bake until the cheese is bubbly, for about 3-5 minutes.

Step 9

Top with sour cream and more green onions and serve.

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