Bacon-Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes Recipe
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Bacon-Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes Recipe

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“My daughters just go crazy over these potatoes! They tell all their friends that their mom is making the best potatoes in the world.” -Julie Putnam of Lebanon, Ohio
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup plus 6 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup French onion dip
  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 570 calories, 33g fat (15g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 1121mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 18-22 minutes or until tender, turning once. Let stand for 5 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, 3/4 cup cheese, dip, bacon, onions and pepper. Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell. Add pulp to the mayonnaise mixture and mash.
  3. Spoon into potato shells. Return to the microwave-safe plate. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Bacon-Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p58

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Julieputnam1 User ID: 8937818 254415
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2016 Edited Oct. 20, 2016

"FANTASTIC recipe. easy to make and did I mention delicious. Best twice baked potatoes ever!!!"

Adnankhan User ID: 8177984 216344
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"It so tasty and delicious..please i want you all try this please..."

angieherzberger User ID: 5719645 76419
Reviewed May. 20, 2013

"These are so delicious! Beats all other baked stuffed potatoes."

schlma29 User ID: 1310836 96268
Reviewed May. 17, 2010

"Very good--the french onion dip adds a unique flavor (and saves time)...All my guests enjoyed!"

waggie1 User ID: 4079893 163843
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2009

"The best stuffed potato ever!!!"

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