Crispy Baked Potato Skins

These delicious oven baked potato skins are crispy and so flavorful! Loaded with bacon, cheddar cheese and green  onions, it makes the best appetizer and finger food for parties and game days.

Russet Potatoes Salted Butter Bacon Bits Cheddar Cheese Salt Green Onions Sour Cream


Scrub and wash potatoes then place them on a baking sheet. Do not wrap them in foil. Bake the potatoes in the oven for 1 hour. Remove potatoes and let them cool enough to work with them.


Slice potatoes in halves lengthwise and then dig out the center, leaving about 1/2 inch of potato on the side.  Line potato skins next to each other on a baking sheet. Brush both the top and bottom with butter.

Bake in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes flipping once. Remove from oven. Load potato skins with bacon and cheddar cheese. Bake for another 3-5 minutes, or until the cheese melts.

Lightly sprinkle with salt if desired, and then top with green onions. Serve with sour cream and enjoy!

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