Sweet Potatoes With Bacon, Twice Baked

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

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.

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!
Most Helpful

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.

AZPARZYCH December 07, 2011