Cheesy Potato Skins

Cheesy Potato Skins

Need simple appetizer recipes for your party? You cannot go wrong with Potato Skins. Cheesy Potato Skins is a classic. Topped with cheese, sour cream and bacon, add some diced jalapenos for an extra kick.


  • 3 medium baking potatoes
  • vegetable oil, for coating potatoes
  • seasoned salt, to taste
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • sour cream, for topping
  • jalapenos, for topping
  • picante sauce, for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Scrub potatoes thoroughly and rub skin with oil. Bake for 1 hour or until done.
  3. Allow potatoes to cool to touch. Cut in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4 to 1/8 inch shells.
  4. Cut skins in half crosswise and deep fry in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Place skins on baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, cheese, and bacon. Place under broiler until cheese melts. Serve with sour cream, jalapenos, and picante sauce.

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