Twice Baked Potato Recipes

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Here is a  favorite delicious side dish called twice-baked potatoes and we kept ours super simple so that you can take it where you want it. Anything and everything goes well mixed into a twice baked potato.

These are all basic simple ways to make these delicious spuds from plain to spectacular toppings and add ins.

Baked, microwaved, air fried, you can choose the easiest method that works in your home to make this fabulous side dish.

We love them for parties and picnics because they are so portable and you can actually set up a topping bar with all the fixins.

Easy to make, fun to eat and the perfect side dish or appetizer with any meal.

Check out the Broccoli and Cheddar, Ricotta filling and Parmesan Provolone and Bacon fillings, these are all fantastic recipes to try!

If you are a huge potato fan you will also love my Twice Baked Sweet PotatoesBest Potato Roundup, Slow Cooker Potato and Bacon Soup and Chicken Pizza Potato Casserole.

Scroll down to the printable recipe card to get all these delicious potato recipes.

this is a metal pan of baked potatoes that are twice baked with melted cheese and bacon in them

this is a recipe on how to make twice baked potatoes with cream cheese bacon, provolone cheese and filled the jackets with this and baked again

Twice Baked Potatoes Party Pleasers

No matter what you are serving for a dinner party, the family gets together or even a game day event, these stuffed twice baked potatoes are a sure crowd pleaser every time.

Not only are they perfect for parties, but they can also be made in assorted stuffing flavors these potatoes can be anything from an appetizer to a perfect side dish.

Any potato lover is sure to be over the moon over any or all of the options here in these potato recipes.

These are all the ones our family loves, and it's hard to pick one, sometimes we just make a few of each and everyone can pick what they like.

Check out some of these other Potato Side Dishes.

these are twice baked potatoes with ricotta in the filling and garlic

Some of the Ingredients To Have on Hand for Making Twice Baked Potatoes

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  • Potatoes (russet or baking potatoes)
  • Shredded cheeses (pick up your favorite kind)
  • Grated cheese (I use Parmesan and Romano blended)
  • Salt, pepper, cayenne pepper
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese ( whipped is best)
  • Milk or cream (even half and half will work)
  • Sour cream
  • Granulated or minced fresh garlic
  • Steam broccoli
  • Crumbled cooked bacon

Dubliner cheese topped twice baked potatoes and crispy bacon

More Potato Filling Suggestions

  • Chopped steam vegetables (asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage) and melted cheese
  • Cooked loose meats, hamburger, Italian sausage, bacon, pork sausage, ham fried
  • Minced onions, chives, garlic
  • Shredded cheeses, sharp cheddar, jack cheese, mozzarella, fontina, havarti, cream cheese, Parmesan
  • Fresh herbs, basil, oregano, parsley, dill, rosemary, chopped
  • Garnish with paprika, dried or fresh parsley chopped, crumbled bacon, drizzled with butter and granulated garlic
  • Black or green olives, loose crumbled cooked Italian sausage, pepperoni, and prosciutto or crumbled bacon 
  • pepperoni, tomato sauce, and melted mozzarella for a pizza style potato
  • refried beans,  shred melted cheddar, cooked shredded cooked pork,beef , chicken or cooked ground hamburger

this is the mashed filling for twice baked potatoes with shredded sharp cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon

Cooking Potato Methods

  1. Air Fry: I always microwave the potatoes, fill them, top with cheese and air fry them until cheese melts at 400 degrees around 8 minutes for 4 potatoes.
  2. Microwave: microwave the potatoes on high until soft 8 to 0 minutes, proceed with filling recipes and suggestions.
  3. Oven-Baked: Bake potatoes on 400 degrees for 1 hour until soft. Cool slice and proceed with filling recipes.
  4. Convection Oven: Place the potatoes in the convection oven at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until soft, proceed with filling recipes.
  5. Slow Cooker (slow cook the potatoes with 1/2 cup water overnight. Cool, slice, and proceed with recipes for fillings)

these are twice baked potatoes with parsley and paprika on top for the Christmas holiday

Some Other Favorite Recipes To Try

German Potato Salad
Italian Potato Salad
Baked Potato Wedges
Italian French Fries

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these are potatoes stuffed with broccoli and cheese and twice baked

Spud Lovers

If you love spuds, you are sure to find a great filling below in these twice baked potato recipe cards.

Hope you find one you like, make it, just get creative potatoes are so versatile from melty cheese and bacon to assorted roasted vegetables there incredible toppings await you with a little imagination..

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potatoes, side dish
Yield: 8

Twice Baked Potato Recipes

Twice Baked Potato Recipes

Here are three recipes for twice baked potatoes. The potatoes are the perfect side dish. They are filled with cheeses, some bacon and some are plain. They are cooked in the microwave then baked or air fried.
prep time: 15 Mcook time: 8 Mtotal time: 23 M


  • Parmesan, Provolone and Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes
  • 4 potatoes microwaved, cut in half and scooped into a bowl (saving the jackets later to fill).
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup milk or more if you like it a thinner consistency
  • 4 tablespoon whipped cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese added to the potato mixture
  • For the top of each potato:
  • 4 to 6 slices of provolone cheese slices cut in half
  • Optional Garnish: dried parsley flakes, paprika, more bacon for topping
  • Sour Cream and Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes
  • 4 potatoes microwaved, cut in half and scooped into a bowl (saving the jackets later to fill)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon and more for the tops ( use freshly fried bacon for best results)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 shredded sharp cheddar cheese and more for the tops
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream or more if you like it a thinner consistency
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • Ricotta Mozzarella Twice Baked Potato Recipe
  • 4 potatoes microwaved, cut in half and scooped into a bowl (saving the jackets later to fill)
  • 3 tablespoons whipped cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella divided ( save some for the tops)
  • 2 tablespoons of milk or more if you like it a thinner consistency
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • grated cheese Parmesan and Romano blends
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic or more for to taste
  • Optional Garnish: paprika and dried parsley for garnish on top
  • Roasted Garlic Twice Baked Potatoes
  • 6 potatoes microwaved for nine minutes. Cool sliced in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the potatoes into a large bowl.
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 tablespoon of whipped cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon roasted garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream
  • Optional Garnish: paprika and dried parsley for garnish on top
  • Broccoli and Cheddar Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes
  • 4 potatoes microwaved for nine minutes. Cool sliced in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the potatoes into a large bowl add below and fill the jackets. Sprinkle tops with more shredded cheddar and bake at 400 for 15 minutes until cheese is browned and bubbling.
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup broccoli florets steamed and cut up in small pieces
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese shredded and more for the tops
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt, pepper to taste (cayenne pepper for heat)
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream
  • Optional additions: crumbled bacon or 1 cup loose fried hamburger meat drained.


How to cook Twice Baked Potato Recipes

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees or broil on HI until cheese melts 
  2. Note: these can also be air fried on aluminum foil until heated for 5 to 8 minutes. 
  3. Directions for all recipes: 
  4. Microwave the potatoes, you can do them in a convection oven, regular baked in conventional ovens, make them in a slow cooker or boil them until they are cooked leaving them whole. Cool, slice lengthwise in half. 
  5. Scoop the potato of each one carefully with a teaspoon and place it in a medium-sized bowl. 
  6. Whip the potatoes with a hand beater or you can mash them with a fork and leave them chunky. 
  7. Add any of the ingredients for the recipe you choose reserving some of the shredded cheese for the tops. 
  8. Place in a casserole dish or baking sheet for the broiling, baking in the oven,  or on foil for air fryers. 
  9. Sprinkle each potato with any kinds of cheese slices or shredded cheese on top, dried parsley, more grated cheese if desired, (I use slices for the provolone twice-baked potatoes). 
  10. During the holiday, I sprinkle them with paprika and parsley for a holiday-themed look. 
  11. Place the potatoes in the preheated oven at 400 degrees and bake until the cheese melts or you can broil until the top of the cheese browns. 
  12. All recipes can be adapted for toppings and additions as suggested. 
  13. These potatoes are great reheated in an air fryer if you have any leftovers.
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this is a pan of twice baked potatoes with browned and bubbling cheddar cheese on top with crumbled bacon