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Twice Baked Potatoes
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5 from 6 votes

Twice Baked Potatoes

One of the best side dishes - it goes with everything - is Twice Baked Potatoes. The fluffy interior of the baked potato is mixed with sour cream, bacon, butter, and cheese, then baked a second time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Cooling Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Potatoes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Laura


  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 green onions sliced, divided


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Rub potatoes with olive oil. Set on a baking tray and bake for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, cook the bacon and crumble it.
  • When the potatoes are cooked, remove them from the oven and cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • Slice the potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the potato up to 1/4" from the skin.
  • Place the scooped out insides into a mixing bowl. Add the crumbled bacon, sour cream, milk, butter, salt and pepper, plus half the shredded cheese. Stir well to combine. You can mix this by hand or with a hand mixer.
  • Scoop the mixture back into the potato shells. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with green onions and serve.


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 450mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 468IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1mg