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Twice Baked Potatoes

If cheesy, smooth potatoes in a savory skin and topped with crunchy bacon are what you crave, look no further than my Twice Baked Potatoes.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Twice Baked Potatoes
Servings: 8 people
Author: Susie Bulloch


  • 8 baked potatoes washed
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt


  • 1 cup salted butter cut into pieces
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup instant potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons Hey Grill Hey Beef Rub
  • 1 cup bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 3 green onions sliced


  • Preheat. Set your grill or oven to 400 degrees F. Pierce the potatoes several times with a fork and place them on a baking sheet. Coat the potatoes in a thin layer of olive oil and season on all sides with salt. Bake for 40 minutes and remove to cool slightly. Reduce the heat in the oven to 350 degrees F.
    8 baked potatoes, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • Half and mix. Slice the potatoes in half and use a spoon to scoop a majority of the insides of the potatoes into a large bowl. Add butter pieces to the bowl and let them melt. Add the sour cream, cheese, milk, and cream. Use electric beaters to break down potatoes.
    1 cup salted butter, 1 cup sour cream, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup whole milk, 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Whip. Add instant potatoes. Whip until fluffy.
    1/2 cup instant potatoes
  • More flavors. Stir in bacon pieces, green onions and Beef Rub.
    1 cup bacon, 3 green onions, 2 teaspoons Hey Grill Hey Beef Rub
  • Fill. Load potato shells with filling and place on baking sheet. Top with additional shredded cheese, if desired.
  • Bake. Give your potatoes 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until cheese is melted and potatoes are golden brown on the edges.
  • Cool and top. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before adding any remaining toppings like sour cream. Enjoy!



Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 1670mg | Potassium: 1100mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1334IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 196mg | Iron: 2mg