Four Cheese Super Bowl Potato Skins

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 Only four key ingredients needed to make a winning touchdown recipe…

Bacon, Cheese, Potatoes  and Chives…

Four Cheese Potato Skins

Ingredients

1 5 lb. bag Russet Potatoes

2 tablespoons Crisco All-vegetable shortening

1  tablespoon Atlantic SaltWorks Flake Finishing Salt

3 cups Shredded Mexican Four Cheese

10 slices bacon; cooked and finely chopped

¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

10 chive cut into 1/8 inch pieces

2 cups sour cream

Step-by-Step

1 wash and dry Russet Potatoes; place small dab Crisco onto each potato; using hands, gently massage Crisco over skin of each potato; place on cookie sheet

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2 season with salt; bake 35 minutes in preheated 400° oven until fork tender

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3 remove potatoes from oven; slice in half; using a grapefruit spoon scrape flesh of potato from each half reserve potato flesh in separate bowl (be sure to leave 1/4 inch flesh in skin); place hollowed potato half’s right side down on cookie sheet; bake hollowed skins 8 minutes in 400 degree oven

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Note~ Make Smoky Mashed Potatoes with reserved potato flesh Recipe link…

4 remove potatoes from oven; turn right side up; filled with shredded cheese and top with bacon pieces

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Note~ can be prepared to this point; cover and store in refrigerator until ready bake and serve

5  bake prepared potato skins in preheated 400° oven; 10 -15 minutes until cheese bubbles and bacon crisps; scatter chives over top; serve with sour cream

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