5 Ingredient Baked Potato Skins

READY IN: 23mins
Ms B.
Recipe by Dawnab

Easy to make, a great way to use leftover taters (of course I make sure I have leftovers, LOL) with a stuffing that is thick enough to stay on the skin and not run over.

Top Review by lovestocook 6

I made these for super bowl and they were very good and very easy. I made my own bacon bits as I don't like the pre-made kind. Also, when they were done, I sprinkled some more bacon bits and a little more cheese on top and put them back into the oven for a few minutes to melt the cheese. Then I topped them with chopped green onions and served with sour cream. Also, I doubled the recipe with no problems. Will definitely make these again. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Cut potatoes into quarters lengthwise, scoop out center leaving 1/2 inch of flesh, reserve centers for another use.
  3. Combine cream cheese, cheddar, bacon bits and pepper flakes until blended, mixture should be thick.
  4. Press onto each skin.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, switch to broil and toast tops for another 3 or until lightly browned.
  6. Cooking time may vary depending on if potatoes have been refrigerated.
  7. For OAMC, tightly wrap in plastic wrap or vacuum seal and freeze, these reheat in 5-7 minutes in a toaster oven, great for hungry teens and superbowl parties!

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