Loaded Mini Potato Skins

November 25, 2020 By: Comments
Tagged: Appetizers Appetizers. Cheese Cheese. Comfort Foods Comfort Foods. Bacon Bacon. Game Day Appetizers Game Day Appetizers. Affordable Affordable. Potatoes Potatoes. New Year's Eve New Year's Eve. Snack Time Snack Time. Baked Baked.
10 minutes
30 Minutes
The arrival of a new year is always exciting. To celebrate the right way, you need to serve up fun and delicious foods that you and your loved ones will absolutely adore to really get them in the spirit. But you don’t want to take too much time in the kitchen instead of enjoying the moment. So, give this quick & easy appetizer a try! It only takes 10 minutes to prep, 30 minutes in the oven and then these Loaded Mini Potato Skins are ready to serve!


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes. When cool enough to handle, cut in half and scoop out the inside using a melon baller, keeping a 1/4-inch border.
    1/2 red potatoes with insides scooped out on cutting board, scallions
  2. Arrange the potato skins, cut-side-up, on baking sheet and drizzle with canola oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 12-15 more minutes, or until potatoes are tender and golden-brown.
    seasoned potato skins on baking sheet, pepper mill
  3. Sprinkle potato skins with 1/3 cup of the cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes.
  4. Top each potato skin with sour cream, crumbled bacon, sliced scallions, and remaining cheese.
    potatoe skins topped with sour cream on baking sheet

Recipe Tip: To make in advance, bake and scoop potato skins a day ahead and keep covered in the refrigerator. Then, crisp in the oven and top the day of your party.