Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins: Game Day Cravings

Dive into the ultimate game day indulgence with our Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins. These crispy, cheesy delights are a touchdown of flavor that will keep your guests cheering for more! Whether you’re hosting a football fiesta or just craving a satisfying snack, these potato skins are the MVPs of appetizers.


  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices crispy cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and scrub the russet potatoes, then pat them dry.
  3. Poke several holes in each potato with a fork to allow steam to escape during baking.
  4. Bake the potatoes directly on the oven rack for 45-60 minutes, or until they are tender and the skins are crispy.
  5. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  6. Cut each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving a thin layer to support the skin.
  7. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the potato skins.
  8. Fill each skin with shredded cheddar cheese and bacon pieces.
  9. Bake the filled potato skins in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for an additional 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Remove from the oven and top with chopped green onions.
  11. Serve with dollops of sour cream on top.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 1 hour 10 minutes | Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

These Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins are the ultimate game day appetizer, featuring crispy skins filled with gooey cheddar cheese and crispy bacon. Perfect for satisfying your cravings and impressing your guests!

Nutrition information: Calories: 235 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 9g

Dive into the cheesy, bacon-loaded goodness of our Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins and score big with your taste buds. These indulgent treats are sure to be the highlight of your game day spread. The combination of crispy potato skins, melted cheddar cheese, and the savory crunch of bacon will have everyone reaching for seconds. Whether you’re gathered around the TV for the championship game or just enjoying a casual evening with friends, these potato skins are a guaranteed win. So, get ready to tackle your cravings and make every game day a delicious touchdown!

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