Creamy Stuffed Baked Potatoes Recipe
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Creamy Stuffed Baked Potatoes Recipe

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My mom gave me the recipe for these twice-baked potatoes, and I altered them by adding garlic, bacon and green onions. They're perfect for a potluck or even an elegant meal. My two boys absolutely love them! -Kristyn Drews, Omaha, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5 medium baking potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Crumbled cooked Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon and chopped green onion

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 14g fat (10g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 424mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. When cool enough to handle, cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp, leaving thin shells.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the pulp with butter. Stir in 1 cup of cheese, sour cream, salad dressing mix, chives and garlic. Spoon into potato shells. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  3. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 ° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Top with bacon and green onions. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Stuffed Baked Potatoes in Taste of Home August/September 2002, p27

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psygrad95 User ID: 1413766 214128
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"Whole family enjoyed!"

kmonster User ID: 6670431 58199
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2014

"Definitely something I will make again. The family loves it."

alyssabird91 User ID: 4183557 36504
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"I've made this recipe a few times and it's always flawless. They're fantastic!"

selias User ID: 281817 53570
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

"Best stuffed potato recipe yet!!!

I make it frequently ..."

Musher User ID: 4689931 43404
Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"These have become a favorite that I make as often as my diet will allow :)"

Maryrose90 User ID: 179832 205056
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2011

"My son absolutely loves these potatoes. I load up the oven with potatoes, stuff them, and then instead of popping them back in the oven, I arrange them on cookie sheets in the freezer. Once frozen, I transfer to freezer bags for quick meals or when my son wants a "snack" - he'll eat three in one sitting."

Sunjatared User ID: 5113511 85851
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2010

"Very Good! I cheated a little and used microwave potatoes. But after placing the "pulp" back in the shells, I baked it. I came out great and was way faster."

Aquarelle User ID: 985301 130165
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2008

"Very good, very filling. Unless your family is large or you're serving these at a party you'll undoubtedly have leftovers. They heat up just fine in the microwave."

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