Sweet Potatoes With Bacon, Twice Baked

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

The original of this recipe was found in The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook, 1998, & has been somewhat tweaked to better suit the 2 of us.

Top Review by AZPARZYCH

Great sweet potatoes! I scaled it back for my lunch today and it was perfect. I love the saltiness of the bacon and the tang of the sour cream. Left out the paprika and they were creamy good. Made for Everyday Holiday.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Wash the sweet potatoes & spray them with a nonstick vegetable spray, then place on a baking sheet & bake for 1 hour or until done.
  3. Cool the potatoes a bit, then cut them in half lengthwise & scoop out the pulp, leaving enough to make a sturdy shell.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the potato pulp, sour cream, butter, salt, egg, pepper & sugar, mashing & mixing to combine well.
  5. Add the crumbled bacon & mix well, then fill the potato shells with the mixture. If using the paprika, sprinkle that on top.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through, then serve & enjoy!

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