TGIF Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

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"Love potato skins for the reason that they are fun and delicious. I like them as an app. before a meal, just on their own for a light lunch, snack, or as a side. What is there not to like! This recipe inspired by TGI Fridays as given by TOH"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (186.8 g)
  • Calories 366.1
  • Total Fat - 23.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 48.6 mg
  • Sodium - 821 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.8 g
  • Sugars - 1.6 g
  • Protein - 19.5 g
  • Calcium - 235.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 475°.

Step 2

Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell (save pulp for another use).

Step 3

Place potato skins on a greased baking sheet.

Step 4

Combine oil with next five ingredients; brush over both sides of skins.

Step 5

Bake until crisp, about 7 minutes on each side.

Step 6

Sprinkle bacon and cheddar cheese inside skins.

Step 7

Bake until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes longer.

Step 8

Top with sour cream and onions. Serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


dienia b

This is so good love this recipe

review by:
(19 Mar 2022)


These were super duper good. Even as leftovers too. I will make these often.

review by:
(28 Apr 2021)

Daily Inspiration

Mmmm, Mmmm good. Love the extra attention to the potato skins ; especially the addition of the parmesan. Definitely a repeat at our house. : )

(13 Feb 2019)


This is a very easy recipe to prepare...I baked one large potato to share with the hubby during one of our appy nights...we enjoyed the crispiness of the skins with the additional cooking process...these will be made again...thanks for sharing your recipe...made for "Pick Me" tag game...

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(10 Feb 2018)