Dancer's Potato Skins

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 1hr 40mins




  • You can add these ingredients to the mashed potato centers if desired.
  • 1/3 cup milk 1/4 cup butter salt and pepper a few drops hot sauce Scrub potatoes, dry, then pierce with fork several times.
  • Arrange on a baking sheet and bake in 375 degree oven for about 1 hour or until tender.
  • Let stand until cool enough to handle. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out centers, leaving 1/8" potato in shell.
  • Cover.
  • Chill shells up to 2 days until ready to use for the skins.
  • If desired, add the 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 cup butter, salt and pepper to use potato centers as mashed potatoes.
  • When ready to prepare skins, melt the 1/3 cup butter.
  • Brush shells with the butter, inside and out. Place, cut side up, on baking sheet. Bake in a 500 degree oven for 20 minutes or until brown and crisp.
  • Distribute some bacon, onion, and cheese in each shell.
  • Bake just until cheese melts.
  • Serve hot. If the potatoes are large, you may want to cut in half crosswise before serving.
  • You may want to double this recipe if you are serving several people, especially if they are hungry! Serves: 6.