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Cheesy Baked Potatoes

 Cheesy Baked Potatoes
This is a perfect recipe for two, but I also prepare it in large quantities for special occasions when we have dinner guests. One of these potatoes is practically a meal in itself. -Dolores Nemec, Garfield Heights, Ohio
2 ServingsPrep: 70 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large russet potatoes
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • Bake potatoes at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. When cool
  • enough to handle, cut a thin slice off the top of each potato; scoop
  • out pulp, leaving a thin shell. In a bowl, mash the pulp, egg, milk,
  • mayonnaise, 1/2 cup of cheese, salt and pepper. Spoon into potato
  • shells. Top with onion, bacon and remaining cheese.
  • Place in a small ungreased baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 375°
  • for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 627 calories, 30 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 164 mg cholesterol, 788 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein.