Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson
Episode: Piling It On
Save Recipe Print
Sunny's Twice Baked Potatoes
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 5 min
Yield:
4 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 5 min
Yield:
4 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Prick each potato all over several times with a fork. Rub the oil on the potatoes and sprinkle the skin with salt and pepper. Place the prepared potatoes on a baking sheet and bake until the potatoes are fork tender, about 45 minutes. Allow to cool on the countertop before you handle.

Lower the oven to 375 degrees F.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the scallions, garlic, onion powder, dry mustard, 4 ounces cheese, cream cheese and 1 teaspoon salt.

Slice a 1/4-inch "lid" off of each potato lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out the insides and leave about a 1/8-inch thick rim around the inside of the potato halves to keep them sturdy. To make things easier, slide a butter knife around the edges of the inside before scooping. Scrape the little bit of flesh still attached to the "lid" you sliced off and discard the leftover skin. Place the hollowed potatoes back on the baking sheet. Mash the potato flesh in a small bowl, and then add to the bowl with other ingredients. Mash together and slowly stir in the heavy cream. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if needed. Scoop this mixture back into the empty potato skins, sprinkle with the remaining 1 ounce cheese evenly over the tops and return the potatoes to the oven to bake until the tops are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with bacon bits, of using.

Cook's Note

If you have a small ice cream scoop, use it to scoop the mixed potato flesh back into the hollowed potatoes. It's much easier this way.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Baked French Toast with Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baked Tomato Grits

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Baked Rigatoni with Eggplant and Sausage

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Naan: Indian Oven-Baked Flat Bread

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Sunny's Apple Cider Donut Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Best Breakfast Potatoes Ever

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Sunny's Chicken Parm Mini Meatloaf

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.