Famous Loaded Potato Skins

May 09, 2022

When you're watching the game from home, regardless of the sport, you want a snack that will get you in the right spirit. Famous Loaded Potato Skins are bite-sized, savory sensations of tender yet hearty potato stacked with melty cheese and crispy bacon. It's like the best parts of food all at once! Famous Loaded Potato Skins are a touchdown, slam dunk, or home run (depending on your favorite sport) of flavor.

Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 25 servings


• 4 large russet potatoes, washed

• 3 tablespoons butter, melted

• 1-2 teaspoons kosher salt

• 1-2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

• 4-7 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

• green onions, optional, sliced, to taste

• sour cream, optional


Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2: Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray.

Step 3: Cut the ends off of the potatoes and discard them.

Step 4: Slice the potatoes into 1/2-inch slices.

Step 5: Brush both sides of the potato slices with butter and sprinkle with salt.

Step 6: Place the potatoes on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer and bake until fork-tender, about 30 minutes. Flip the potato slices halfway through baking.

Step 7: Top the slices with cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Step 8: Return the slices to the oven and bake until the cheese is bubbly, for about 3-5 minutes.

Step 9: Top with sour cream and more green onions and serve.