Fancy Baked Potatoes

Fancy Baked Potatoes

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Fancy Baked Potatoes

Fancy Baked Potatoes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 4 tbsp butter - melted
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese - optional
  • 1/4 cup real bacon bits - optional
  • 2 chopped scallions - optional


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Scrub the potatoes.
  • Make several slices in the potatoes but don’t cut all the way through, leaving slices attached at the bottom.
  • Place potatoes in a foil lined pan that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Fan out the potato slices a bit with your hands.
  • Drizzle butter over the potatoes and in between the slices.
  • Sprinkle a little salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese over potatoes and in between the slices.
  • Bake 40 to 55 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • If you want to you can load them up with cheddar cheese, bacon and scallions and bake them for another 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • You can also wrap these potatoes in foil and grill them for 30 to 45 minutes or until they’re tender.


Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 412mg | Potassium: 1715mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 701IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 4mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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