Bacon, Cremini & Brie Potatoes Recipe
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Bacon, Cremini & Brie Potatoes Recipe

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This is my version of an ultimate baked potato. Rich brie, crispy bacon and cremini mushrooms transform the humble baked potato into something really special. —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello (cremini) mushrooms
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese, sliced
  • Chopped fresh chives, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 511 calories, 32g fat (13g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 781mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein.


  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes. Rub potato skins with oil; sprinkle with salt. Bake at 400° for 50-60 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute mushrooms in the drippings.
  3. Cut a 2-in. "X" in tops of potatoes; insert cheese slices. Top with mushrooms, bacon and chives. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon, Cremini & Brie Potatoes in Taste of Home December/January 2011, p89

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yoshismokey User ID: 8387328 226801
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"My favorite baked potato recipe!"

lnbee User ID: 4719425 182056
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2012

"Yes, this is a keeper. Glad I tried it."

seekere User ID: 5180847 115331
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012


Brenda D User ID: 1438504 176891
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"Ohhh yeah! YUM! I cut this recipe down to 1 potato & the fixings for me for lunch. I may give my potato a sprinkle of garlic powder and a dab of butter before adding the cheese, mushrooms & bacon. I can't wait to eat! Thanks for sharing!!!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 193852
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"I happened to have some leftover brie, so I decided to make this recipe and boy, am I glad I did! It was delicious and my husband commented on how good the potatoes were at least three times. I left out the cremini mushrooms because we don't like them."

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