Twice Baked Potatoes I

Twice Baked Potatoes I


"Twice baked potatoes, every kids favorite dish. Originally submitted to"


servings 186 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.4 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Clean and scrub baking potatoes. Pierce skin with a fork once or twice. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for approximately 1 hour or until the potatoes are soft and firm.
  3. Let potatoes cool slightly. Cut baked potatoes in half and scoop out pulp within 1/4 inch of the shell edge. Mash the pulp with milk, salt and butter to taste. Stuff shells with mashed pulp mixture sprinkle tops with grated cheddar cheese. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
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Just wanted to comment on the statement's about the potatoes taking longer to bake. My mother gave me this tip. Get a "clean" carpenters nail, insert nail into unbaked potato, leave in and proce...

Please be careful about using a "clean" carpenter's nail. It might be squeakly clean, but still coated with something that was never intended to go into your food! Specialty stores offer a t...

This is my husbands favorite recipe. I've been making it for years. I add either sour cream or cream cheese to the mixture. It is sooo good that way. Also, I put chives on top of the cheese of a...

This recipe is a good starting point. It must have more seasoning or it will taste like baby food potatoes!! I added scallions and some sour cream to mine. It is better to undercook the potato...

This recipe was fantastic, especially as I added 1/2 cup of finely minced red bell pepper & 1/4 cup sauteed onion, a clove of garlic plus a few tablespoons of minced chives. Instead of butter a...

Love twiced baked potatoes. I also put a can of mushrooms into my "baked potato" mix before scooping it back into the shell and I love to experiment with different cheeses. Gotta love these ba...

I really liked this recipe simply because it was easy. I did add some garlic powder and used Colby Jack cheese. I also cut the tops off instead of cutting them in half. Just a preference but in ...

While these are a little bit of work, they are very easy and taste wonderful! I could hardly believe it when my picky kids ate every last bite! I added some cream cheese to the mixture and it ...

Great recipe! I use microwave potatoes to cut down on time and add cheese and garlic. I sprinkle paprika on the top before baking.