Double Baked Cheesy Potatoes

March 27, 2012

Woohoo! It's spring break!  Last week, we battled sickness around here with 4 of the kids.  The kids are feeling much better, however, Mr Plain and I are a bit under the weather.  Nothing too serious, just enough to kinda bug you. Mild colds is a good way to put it. Oh well, it was to be expected, right?

OK, here is a fabulous recipe for you to make. This is another one of my mom's recipes. She has made these forever and gave me the recipe years ago in an attempt to get me to make them myself. I finally decided to give them a try.  Mashed potatoes or just regular baked can get a bit dull, so, these, are a bit of a change.  

They aren't to tough to make, but, take a bit of baking time, so, start them early :)
Double Baked Cheesy Potatoes

by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 01:00
Cook Time: 00:40
Ingredients (Serves: 8-10)
  • 8-10 good size russet baking potatoes
  • 2/3-1 cup butter
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese + additional for topping
  • 2 cups sour cream
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake potatoes for approx 1 hour or until fully cooked.
When fully baked, cut potatoes in half and scoop out insides. Set shells aside. In a mixing bowl, whip potatoes and butter. Add in sour cream. Fold in cheddar cheese.
Fill shells with potatoes mixture. Sprinkle top with additional cheese.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes.

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