Sweet Potato Bacon Boats
|Sweet potatoes||8 Medium|
|Cheddar cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened|
|Bacon slices||6 , crumbled (crisp-cooked, drained)|
Bake in a 350°F oven for 1 hour or till done.
Cut a slice from the top of each potato; discard.
Scoop out inside of potato bottoms, being careful not to break shell.
Set shells aside.
In mixer bowl beat together scooped-out potatoes, 3/4 cup of the cheese, butter or margarine, salt, and dash pepper with electric mixer till fluffy.
Fold in 3/4 of the crumbled bacon.
Pile mixture into potato shells.
Place in a shallow baking pan.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
Top with remaining cheese and bacon during the last 5 minutes of baking.