Baked Potato Skins


  • 4 large Baking Potatoes, baked (see Skillet Baked Potatoes recipe, Side Dishes)
  • 8 Bacon Strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tbsp ParmesanCheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 4 Green Onions, sliced


  1. Prepare potatoes as directed in the Skillet Baked Potatoes recipe in the Side Dishes section.
  2. Scoop pulp out of each cooked potato half, leaving a 1/4” shell (save pulp for another use).
  3. Place potato skins on a greased Large Cookie Sheet.
  4. Mix the vegetable oil with Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, paprika and pepper.
  5. Brush mixture over both sides of skins. Bake at 475 degrees for 7 minutes.
  6. Turn potatoes and bake an additional 5-7minutes or until crisp.
  7. Sprinkle the inside of the potato with bacon and cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake 2 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.
  9. Top with sour cream and onions. Serve immediately.