Baked Potato Skins

READY IN: 1hr 27mins
Recipe by MelinOhio

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

Top Review by trixiefaux

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.

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.

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