Total Time
1hr 27mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 12 mins

I make this a lot as an appetizer and serve it with sour cream. It is different than most potato skins, but very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scrub potatoes throughly, prick several times with a fork.
  2. Bake at 400 for 1 hour, or until done.
  3. Allow to cool to touch.
  4. Cut potatoes in half lenthwise.
  5. Carefully scoop out pulp, leaving about 1/4 inch thick shells.
  6. Cut each shell lenthwise into 1 inch wide strips.
  7. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Brush tops of strips with butter.
  9. Sprinkle with seasonings and cheese.
  10. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes, or until crisp.
  11. Serve warm with sour cream.
Most Helpful

Yum, these were great. My husband and I wolfed them down. I left them in for about 20 minutes so they would be a little more crispy.

trixiefaux July 01, 2007

Delicious!..I actually made these on the grill, placed them on heavy-duty foil, but not completely covered, they were so good! the same quality and taste as the restaurants serve. I used large Russet taters, and sprinkle on some grated cheddar cheese about 5 minutes before they finished baking. Awesome potato skins! Melody, thanks for posting, we really enjoyed these with our grilled chicken...Kittencal:)

Kittencal@recipezazz May 06, 2005