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Twice Loaded Baked Potatoes Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen the incredible potatoes my husband made for New Years. Yes, my husband, not me. I am not a good cook but together in the kitchen, we bake/cook things much better with 2 heads. So this recipe comes from some google-ing, youtube-ing really and finally ending on Laura In The Kitchen -but we added a our own twist, editing out one part and adding something else.

You will need (makes 8):

4 Large Potatoes, washed, scrubbed and dried
4 Slices of Bacon, chopped
½ cup of Sour Cream
3 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter
About 1/2 cup of Whole Milk
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 ½ cups of Shredded Extra Sharp Cheddar
¼ cup of Sliced Green Onions


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Take the potatoes and cover the whole thing in melted butter then sprinkle salt all over.
  • Bake the potatoes for 1 hour or until tender and cooked through. (Most of ours took 1 hour but larger ones needed a bit longer)
  • Allow the potatoes to cool enough to touch, cut them in half lengthwise and scoop out most of the inside, placing it in a mixing bowl.
  • In a small pot, warm together the milk and butter until the butter is melted and the mixture is hot but not boiling.
  • Mash the potatoes (that are in the mixing bowl) until smooth and creamy, add in the green onions, sour cream, salt & pepper, half a cup of the cheese and cooked bacon pieces. (Great time to use your mixer!)

Twice Loaded Baked Potatoes Recipe

  • Scoop the potato mixture inside each half of potatoes.
  • Top with the remaining cheese and bake them again for about 15 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted.

Twice Loaded Baked Potatoes Recipe

Wa-la! You now have Twice Loaded Baked Potatoes!

~~ Angela (Photos from Instragram @MommyPR)


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  1. Karen Medlin says:

    Thank you for the recipe! I think the green onions add a little zest to the potatoes!