How to make it

  • Heat oven to 450.
  • Pour olive oil into a small plate, less than 1/4 cup.
  • Roll each potato in the olive oil, then transfer to second clean plate.
  • Season both sides with garlic and salt.
  • Place directly on rack in oven, (You may want to place a cookie sheet on the rack below to catch any drippings.)
  • Cook 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Turn on broiler.
  • Slice each potato in half.
  • Scoop out middles with a small spoon and place in a medium size bowl, careful not to break the skins.
  • Leave 1/4 inch of potato inside each half to help hold it's shape.
  • Add butter and bacon bits to potatoes, mash gently.
  • Add S & P, if desired.
  • Refill each potato half with mixture.
  • Top with cheddar cheese.
  • Broil 5 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Serve with sour cream.

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    " It was excellent "
    cookingforfun ate it and said...
    I'm for this one. Thanks 5 from me
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  • leonora5 9 years ago
    This sounds lovely! Baked potatoes has to be my favourite of all foods. Great way to make them! Will try for sure!
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