Easy Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

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Chloe Ortiz Modified: March 22, 2022
Easy Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Easy Twice Baked Potatoes

Put together a wonderful, creamy side with these baked potatoes cooked with sour cream, buttermilk, and bacon, topped with melty cheddar.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 6small russet potatoes
  • ½cupbuttermilk,or milk
  • cupsour cream
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 1tbspchives,or green onions, sliced
  • 6pcsbacon,cooked crisp and chopped, or 3 tbsp bacon bits
  • cupscheddar cheese,shredded, divided
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Wash potatoes and poke with a fork. Bake potatoes in the oven for 1 hour or microwave until soft. Allow to cool slightly.

  3. Slice each potato in ½ lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp of the potato leaving a ⅛-inch shell.

  4. In a bowl, mash potatoes, sour cream, butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper until smooth. Add buttermilk as needed to create a creamy texture. Stir in chives, bacon, and ¾ cup cheddar cheese.

  5. Fill each skin with the mashed potato filling and top with remaining cheese.

  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 246.47kcal
  • Fat: 16.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.81g
  • Fiber: 1.23g
  • Sugar: 1.40g
  • Protein: 8.20g
  • Cholesterol: 40.30mg
  • Sodium: 321.19mg
  • Calcium: 145.37mg
  • Potassium: 429.05mg
  • Iron: 0.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 90.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.15mg
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