Potato Skins For Halloween- Scalped Potatoes! Halloween Recipe 7

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Jul. 17, 2015

Stuffed baked potato skins are a hearty appetizer or party snack for Halloween or game days! Potatoes, bacon, cheese, green onions and cock sauce, of course!


Russet potatoes 4 , scrubbed, rinsed, pierced, microwaved for 12 minutes as shown in the video
Bacon strips 4
Butter/Reserved bacon fat 4 Tablespoon
Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Shredded cheddar cheese 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Sliced green onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Toppings To Taste ((Sriracha, salsa, sour cream, sliced jalapeos))



1.Preheat oven to 450F.


2.Heat a skillet and melt butter in it. Add chili powder, paprika and stir well.

3.Cut potatoes and scoop out flesh as shown in the video.

4.Place on cast iron skillet and brush sides with seasoned butter.

5.Sprinkle salt and pop into oven.

6.Bake for 30-35 minutes until browned.

7.Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese and bacon bits over it. Bake for another 5 minutes until cheese melts.


8.Serve with desired toppings and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 221Calories from Fat 130

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 461 mg19.21%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%


Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet