Tater Tot Potato Skins

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

I was recently served this appetizer at a baby shower, and it was simple yet delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use a wooden tool (like the end of a Pampered Chef spoon) to push a thawed tater tot into a greased mini muffin pan.
  2. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on each tater tot.
  3. Bake at 350 -400 until cheese is melted and bubbly and tater tots are a little browned.
  4. Serve with sour cream, bacon bits and chives on the side.
Most Helpful

We loved this appetizer - very easy to make and just so darn cute! I do not own a mini muffin pan, so I just gently flattened and then shaped the tater tots into a uniform size and baked on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. I cooled them slighty before serving in order for them to hold their shape. Made for Spring 2012 My 3 Chefs.

LainieBug June 13, 2012

Love this. Can't beat this classic flavor combo, and it makes a perfect finger food - too cute. I managed to underestimate the time it would take them to thaw, so my quick fix on the fly was to follow the baking instructions on the bag - turned the oven up to 425 and pulled them out at the halfway mark (10 min). Then flattened them with the back of a spoon in the mini muffin pan and returned to the oven for 10 min. I pulled them out, sprinkled with cheese, and returned to the oven for a couple of minutes for it to melt. Good to go! This was a big hit. Thanks for sharing!

Starrynews September 21, 2013

tried this one time when my friends came over! they loved it bigtime! thanks for the idea.

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