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Cheesy Potatoes

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  Baking potatoes 4 Medium
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (If Desired)

1. Prepare and microwave whole potatoes as directed.
2. Cut thin slice from top of each potato; scoop out inside leaving thin shell. Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add small amounts of milk, beating after each addition. (Amount of milk needed to make potatoes smooth and fluffy depends on kind of potatoes.) Add margarine, salt and pepper; beat vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy. Stir in cheese. Fill potato shells with mashed potatoes. Freeze uncovered 15 minutes. Place in freezer container. Cover, label and return to freezer. Freeze no longer than 2 months.
3. About 15 minutes before serving, remove Cheesy Potatoes from freezer. Arrange in circle on 10-inch plate. Cover loosely and microwave on high (100%) 5 minutes; rotate plate 1/4 turn. Microwave until hot, 4 to 6 minutes longer. Sprinkle with imitation bacon and snipped chives if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1113 Calories from Fat 505

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.4%

Saturated Fat 16 g80.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 41.6 mg13.9%

Sodium 1248.3 mg52%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.8%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 25 g49.3%

Vitamin A 49.3% Vitamin C 65.8%

Calcium 42.2% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe