56 Reviews

In an effort to use up a few left over baked potatoes (I did five pounds at once in the crock pot), I came across your recipe and decided to give it a try! Since my potatoes were already done, I melted the butter, garlic salt and pepper in a nonstick skillet on the stove top, then sliced my potatoes in half placing them in the skillet cut side down. Used a bbq brush to baste the outside of the potatoes once in the beginning then just let them sit in the skillet on medium-low while I grilled tequila lime chicken outside. The result was fantastic! They had the crispiness and flavor I was looking for and were heated all the way through without having to wait for them to actually bake. I served them as suggested with sour cream and chives (our favorite way). I will definitely do this again with more already-baked potatoes!

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KeithsKelly June 29, 2009

This recipe gets an A+ for ease, and the method. The potatoes didn't turn out dry, which I love, because baked potatoes usually come out dry for me. I'd probably add extra seasoning (more garlic powder and paprika for sure, but maybe salt as well), but I'll be saving this recipe to make when I need a fast, simple, and tasty side dish. Thanks!

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Nevdiliel March 17, 2014

I didn't have any butter so I used olive oil instead, topped with sea salt, cracked pepper, garlic powder and some chili powder. Cut new potatoes in half and arranged on top of the oil, cut side down. Baked for 30 minutes and it turned out amazing! Check out the picture I uploaded! Yums.

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Foodie Supreme November 18, 2011

I was never really fond of baked potatoes, but this recipe is now one of my favorite ways to cook potatoes if not my new favorite. The outside is crispy, the inside is soft and creamy, reminiscent of good mashed potatoes. I did cook a little longer (maybe 10 ish minutes?), and I added Italian seasoning before cooking. They were heavenly even without toppings!

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mdhurley September 11, 2011

These potatoes are just wonderful. They are so crisp and tender. Quick and easy to throw together. Thanks for posting this recipe.

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gwynn August 08, 2011

Excellent way of doing potatoes. Made exactly as directed. Including sour cream and chives (straight from the garden. Thanks for a great way of doing potatoes.

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Maryland Jim July 10, 2010

These were quite tasty. I did bake longer to achieve a crispier effect

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iris5555 March 18, 2010

This is great. I used 2 tablespoons of margarine and a drizzling of olive oil, and for seasoning used garlic salt and cayenne. Yum! The results are kind of like a giant french fry.

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juniperwoman February 09, 2010

Tasty and easy, what more could I ask? I put this in the oven with Baked Balsamic Chicken #55673 about halfway through. A dollop of ranch dressing and these were a hit!

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Chefdesitrus January 03, 2010

These are fantastic! I made them for Christmas Eve dinner and everyone just loved them and asked for the recipe. They turn such a beautiful golden brown and look every bit as good as they taste. I used an olive oil and butter combination and garlic powder as well the seasoning salt and pepper. Thanks for posting!

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Sherri35 December 26, 2009
Crispy Baked Potatoes