Crispy Oven Baked Potato Skins Recipe

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Dolores Published: January 13, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Crispy Oven Baked Potato Skins

Baked potato skins are delicious appetizers that have a crispy exterior coated in garlic butter and an inside loaded with cheese, green onions, & bacon.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 5small potatoes,baked
  • 2tbspunsalted butter,melted
  • ½tspparsley
  • ¼tspseasoned salt
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • 3slicesbacon,cooked, finely chopped
  • 2tbspchives,or green onions
  • 1cupCheddar Cheese
  • sour cream,for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine butter, parsley, seasoned salt and garlic powder in a small bowl. Set aside.

  2. Ensure baked potatoes are cooled. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Using a small spoon, scoop out the flesh leaving a ¼-inch shell.

  3. Brush both the inside and outside of the potatoes with the butter mixture. Place potatoes cut side down in baking dish. Bake 15 minutes.

  4. Flip potatoes over and bake an additional 5 minutes or until slightly browned and crisp.

  5. Fill each potato with cheese and bacon. Return to the oven for another 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

  6. Remove from the oven, top with chives and serve with sour cream.


  • Calories: 293.57kcal
  • Fat: 17.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.43g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.37g
  • Fiber: 3.16g
  • Sugar: 1.34g
  • Protein: 10.08g
  • Cholesterol: 42.19mg
  • Sodium: 343.75mg
  • Calcium: 168.59mg
  • Potassium: 648.08mg
  • Iron: 1.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.63mg
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