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Twice Baked Potatoes

How to make twice baked potatoes. Creamy, cheesy, crispy recipe for a perfect side dish. Filled with yummy ingredients and loaded with flavor!

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potato, potatoes, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Censie


  • 6 Medium size potatoes washed
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 2 TBSP chives chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Place the washed potatoes on a baking sheet and bake in the oven until fork tender – about 45 minutes.  

  2.  Carefully cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and let them cool off a bit.  

  3. Scoop out the potato from the skin and place it into a medium size bowl. Making sure to be careful to keep the skins intact!

  4. In the medium size bowl, mix in the butter, sour cream, cheese, bacon, and chives into the potatoes until well combined and smooth. 

  5. Spoon the mixture back into the potato skins and top with a little more shredded cheese and bacon. 

  6. Warm in the in the oven at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes.

  7. Garnish each potato with chives, serve & enjoy hot out of the oven!