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Loaded Baked Potato Skins Recipe

Crispy baked Loaded Potato Skins twice baked to perfection and topped with bacon, cheese, sour cream, and green onions.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Potato Skins, Loaded Baked Potato Skins
Servings: 8
Calories: 319kcal
Author: Camille Beckstrand


  • Baking Sheet


  • 4 large baking potatoes (baked)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 8 strips bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 4 green onions sliced


  • Heat oven to 475 degrees F.
  • Cut baked potatoes in half lengthwise.
  • Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4" shell (discard pulp, or reserve for another recipe).
  • Place potatoes skins on a greased baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl combine oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and pepper.
  • Brush over both sides of skins.
  • Bake for 7 minutes; turn over and bake about 7 minutes more. Bake until crisp.
  • Sprinkle bacon and cheddar cheese inside skins. Bake 2 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.
  • Top with sour cream and onions.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 827mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 362IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 2mg