Quick Baked Potatoes Recipe
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Quick Baked Potatoes Recipe

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You'll receive raves every time you make these delicious potatoes. They have a crispy cheese coating but are tender inside.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 large baking potatoes, scrubbed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 359 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g protein.


  1. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise. Brush each cut half with melted butter; sprinkle with paprika, salt and cheese. Place cut side down on oiled baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until potato is fork tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Quick Baked Potatoes in Country Woman January/February 1990, p37

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"These were really good & so-o-o easy to make. I put these on parchment paper & they didn't stick at all. Will be making these again for sure."

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2012

"Tuna salad or a shrimp salad topped with diced tomato on top of the potato is awesome!"

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"This is really good. They stick to baking sheet, make sure to oil it well."

Reviewed Dec. 25, 2009

"What a great way to prepare potatoes! Will definitely make these again. My husband loved them."

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