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Twice Baked Bacon and Chives Sweet Potatoes Recipe

I love potatoes. Any form of potato, and any type, I am a huge fan of. These Twice Baked Bacon and Chive Sweet Potatoes are the best potatoes I have ever eaten, and that is coming from a true potato lover. You need to try these.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Potato Skins, Sweet Potatoes, Twice Baked Bacon and Chives Sweet Potatoes, Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 335kcal


  • Deep Skillet
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet
  • Hand mixer


  • 2 Sweet Potatoes
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 4 slices bacon
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dried chives
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Stab each potato with a fork 4-5 times and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  • When potatoes are done allow them to cool for 10 minutes. Slice potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop the flesh into a large bowl; save skins.
  • To the potato flesh add sour cream, milk, butter, salt, pepper, 1/2 cup cheese, bacon and chives.
  • Mix with a hand mixer until well blended and creamy.
  • Spoon the mixture into the potato skins.
  • Top each with remaining cheese and return to the oven to bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Top with extra bacon and more chives.


*You’ll want to let your potatoes cool for about 10 minutes before cutting it open.
*If you are using a thick/wide sweet potato, you may want to up your microwave time from 7 to 9-10 minutes.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 16728IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 289mg | Iron: 1mg