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The Best Twice baked Potatoes Recipe

The Best Twice baked Potatoes Recipe
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If you are looking for the best twice-baked potatoes recipe, your search is over! These twice-baked potatoes are creamy, cheesy, and loaded with flavor. You will never want to eat a regular baked potato again!
love that they can be made ahead of time because they make busy weeknights so much easier.

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Ingredients:
  • 4 large baking potatoes, washed and dried
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • olive oil
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 green onions, sliced
Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Place the potatoes on a baking pan lined with foil and brush with oil. Bake for 60 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender. Allow for a 10-minute cooling period.
  3. Cook bacon until crispy in a large nonstick skillet. Take the bacon out of the pan and crumble it. Place aside.
  4. 2 tablespoons of bacon grease should be left in the skillet. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes over medium-high heat with the onion.
  5. When the potatoes are cold enough to handle, cut them in half horizontally. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a 1/4-inch layer.
  6. In a large mixing basin, combine the potato pulp, butter, cream cheese, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
  7. Using a potato masher, mash until smooth.
  8. Combine the onion, half of the bacon, and 1 cup of the cheese in a mixing bowl.
  9. Fill the potato shells with the mixture.
  10. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes on a baking pan.
  11. Finish with the remaining cheese, bacon, and green onions.
  12. Return to the oven and bake until the cheese is melted.
  13. Serve enjoy.

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