Easy Twice Baked Potatoes

Closeup of Easy Twice Baked Potatoes with a crock of sour cream behind it.

Easy Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

Easy Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe. Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with these easy twice baked potatoes.

Made with creamy mashed potatoes, tangy sour cream, and flavorful cheese, these stuffed potatoes are perfect as a side dish or a hearty main course.

With this recipe, you’ll learn how to make delicious and satisfying twice baked potatoes with minimal effort. The steps are straightforward and easy to follow, so even novice cooks can make this dish with ease.

What’s great about this recipe is its versatility. You can add bacon, chives, or other toppings to suit your preferences. You can also adjust the ingredients to make it vegan or gluten-free.

These potatoes are perfect for a cozy dinner at home, a potluck party, or even as a snack.

Twice baked potatoes are a classic dish that everyone loves, and this recipe offers a foolproof way to make them perfectly every time.

The result is a rich and creamy texture that’s sure to satisfy your cravings. The dish looks impressive on the plate, making it a great option for entertaining guests.

So why not try this potatoes recipe today? You’ll be able to enjoy a delicious and comforting meal in no time, and your taste buds will thank you for it!

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A plate of Easy Twice Baked Potatoes.

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Closeup of Easy Twice Baked Potatoes with a crock of sour cream behind it.

Easy Twice Baked Potatoes

Nesting Lane Indulge
Make delicious and creamy twice baked potatoes with this easy recipe! Perfect for a comforting side dish or a hearty meal, these potatoes are sure to satisfy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon  crisp and crumbled (or 1 c. real bacon bits)


  • Cook the potatoes until they are done by microwaving them or baking them in an oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for one hour.
  • Allow the potatoes to cool down for a few minutes.
  • Cut a strip of skin about 1 inch wide off the top of each potato.
  • Carefully remove the insides of the potatoes and place them in a large bowl. Make sure to keep the potato shells intact.
  • Add margarine to the bowl with the potato insides and mash them together.
  • Combine milk, sour cream, cheese, salt, and pepper with the mashed potato pulp, mixing thoroughly.
  • Spoon the potato mixture back into the potato shells, piling it high.
  • Top each potato with crumbled bacon or bacon bits.
  • Bake the stuffed potatoes in an oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.


Calories: 424.6kcalCarbohydrates: 39.2gProtein: 10gFat: 26.1gSaturated Fat: 10.2gCholesterol: 37.4mgSodium: 621.3mgFiber: 4.7gSugar: 2.7g
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