Ultimate Twice Baked Potatoes

The Ultimate Twice-Baked Potatoes is a classic American dish that involves baking potatoes twice with various ingredients such as cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Ultimate Twice-Baked Potatoes a delicious and satisfying side dish or can even be served as a main course for dinner.

To make this Ultimate Twice-Baked Potatoes first, you need to bake the potatoes until they're tender. Then, cut them in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, leaving the skin intact. The scooped-out potato flesh is then mixed with butter, sour cream, shredded cheese, cooked bacon bits, green onions, and seasonings to create a flavorful filling. The filling is then spooned back into the potato shells and topped with additional cheese and bacon before being baked again until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 hour and 10-15 minutes
  • Total time: 1 hour and 30-35 minutes


  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, plus more for topping
  • 1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon, plus more for topping
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, plus more for topping
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and dry the potatoes. Using a fork, poke several holes in each potato.
  3. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until they're tender.
  4. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  5. Cut each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, leaving about 1/4 inch of flesh around the edges. Place the scooped-out flesh in a mixing bowl.
  6. To the mixing bowl, add the sour cream, butter, shredded cheddar cheese, cooked bacon bits, sliced green onions, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix everything together until well combined.
  7. Spoon the filling back into the potato shells. Top each potato with additional shredded cheese and bacon bits.
  8. Place the potatoes back on the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Once done, remove the potatoes from the oven and sprinkle them with additional green onions before serving.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 600
  • Fat: 44g
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 14g

The Ultimate Twice-Baked Potatoes dish is a hearty and comforting side dish or main course that's perfect for any occasion. With a crispy exterior and a creamy, cheesy filling, these potatoes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Plus, with the addition of bacon and green onions, this dish is packed with flavor. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal!