Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon

Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon

When it comes to comfort food, few things can beat the deliciousness of Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon. These crispy, cheesy, and savory delights are perfect for snacking, parties, or even as a mouthwatering appetizer. They’re a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone craving for more.


  • 6 large russet potatoes
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and scrub the potatoes thoroughly, then pat them dry with a paper towel.
  3. Prick each potato several times with a fork and place them on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake the potatoes for about 1 hour or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.
  5. While the potatoes are baking, cook the bacon until it’s crispy. Once done, crumble it into bits.
  6. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  7. Cut each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, leaving about 1/4 inch of potato on the skin.
  8. Brush the potato skins with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Place the potato skins back in the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until they are crispy.
  10. Remove the potato skins from the oven and sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon on top.
  11. Return them to the oven for a few more minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  12. Remove from the oven, and top with chopped green onions and a dollop of sour cream.
  13. Serve hot, and enjoy your crispy potato skins with bacon!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Yield: 12 potato skins

These Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon are a mouthwatering treat that’s crispy, cheesy, and oh-so-savory. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving a delicious snack, these potato skins will hit the spot. The combination of crispy potato skins, smoky bacon, melted cheese, and creamy sour cream is simply irresistible. Make a batch, and watch them disappear in no time!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 240 | Total Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 320mg | Total Carbohydrates: 25g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 2g | Protein: 9g

These Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon are sure to be a hit at your next gathering or family night. They are a classic comfort food that combines the best of flavors and textures. So, roll up your sleeves and treat yourself to these mouthwatering delights today!

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