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Loaded Baked Potato Slices

These Loaded Baked Potato Slices are perfectly tender and topped with smoky crisp bacon, green onions, and plenty of sharp cheddar.

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Loaded Baked Potato Slices are easy to prepare and so much better than potato skins. These potato rounds are a fun handheld, dippable appetizer that is perfect for game day. These will be your new favorite go-to for Super Bowl, entertaining, whenever fingers foods are needed.

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Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Tender potatoes – Russet potatoes are sliced into 1/2 inch rounds and baked in the oven until tender

Bacon Loaded – not only are these loaded baked potato slices topped with tons of crispy bacon, we also add bacon fat to the potatoes before they bake for extra flavor.

Cheesy – shredded sharp cheddar is piled high and melted into the potatoes 

Game Day Favorite – you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone who doesn’t adore loaded baked potato slices. These are quick to disappear and always a crowd favorite.

Easy to Make – in just a few quick steps and minimal effort you can add this recipe to your game day roster.

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Key Ingredients

Russet Potatoes – or baker/Idaho potatoes are the perfect size and texture for these loaded baked potato slices

Bacon – smoky strips of bacon are baked until crispy, diced up and added on top the cheesy gooey potatoes. But that’s not all, we also reserve the bacon fat to add to the potato slices before they bake.

Cheese – sharp cheddar is shredded and piled high on top of the baked potato slices

Green Onions – slices of green onions add the perfect herby freshness without being too overpowering

Sour Cream – serve these loaded baked potato slices with a side of sour cream for dipping

Seasonings – in this recipe we simply use just salt, pepper and finishing salt

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

How to Make Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Step 1: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees, lay out the bacon on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until crispy. While bacon is cooking, scrub potatoes clean and slice into 1/2 inch rounds. Set crispy bacon aside, using paper towels to remove excess grease from the bacon. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat from the pan.

Step 2: Add potato rounds into a large bowl, add salt and pepper, pour in the bacon fat and toss potatoes well with coat evenly on all sides with seasonings and grease.

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Step 3: Reduce oven to 375 degrees. Place potato slices directly onto the baking sheet 1″ apart. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Step 4: While potato slices are baking, shred 1 block of cheese, slice up the green onions and dice the bacon. 

Step 5: Remove potatoes from the oven, reduce heat to 350 degrees. Top each potato slice with 1 tablespoon of cheese followed by a big pinch of bacon. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted. 

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Step 6: Remove potatoes from the oven and add sliced green onions and a sprinkle of finishing salt. Serve with sour cream or ranch for dipping.

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

Tools I Love

Commercial Grade Full Baking Sheets
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Unbleached Parchment Paper
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Rotary Cheese Grater
Loaded baked potato slices

Loaded Baked Potato Slices

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Loaded Baked Potato Slices

I hope you enjoy these easy Loaded Baked Potato Slices. Be sure to comment below with any questions or feedback!

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Loaded Baked Potato Slices

These Loaded Baked Potato Slices are perfectly tender and topped with smoky crisp bacon, green onions, and plenty of melty sharp cheddar. Easy to prepare and so much better than potato skins, these potato rounds are a fun handheld, dippable appetizer that is perfect for game day.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Mallory Austin

Ingredients

  • 4 large Russet potatoes
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 8 oz block sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • sour cream for serving
  • finishing salt to taste fleur de sel

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees, lay out the bacon on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until crispy. While bacon is cooking, scrub potatoes clean and slice into 1/2 inch rounds. Set crispy bacon aside, using paper towels to remove excess grease from the bacon. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat from the pan.
  • Add potato rounds into a large bowl, add salt and pepper, pour in the bacon fat and toss potatoes well with coat evenly on all sides with seasonings and grease.
  • Reduce oven to 375 degrees. Place potato slices directly onto the baking sheet 1" apart. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • While potato slices are baking, shred 1 block of cheese, slice up the green onions and dice the bacon.
  • Remove potatoes from the oven, reduce heat to 350 degrees. Top each potato slice with 1 tablespoon of cheese followed by a big pinch of bacon. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted.
  • Remove potatoes from the oven and add sliced green onions and a sprinkle of finishing salt. Serve with sour cream or ranch for dipping.

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