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Cheesy Bacon Potato Skins Recipe

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Ingredients
8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces4 large bake potatoes (about 2 lb)3 tablespoons vegetable oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon paprika1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese1/8 teaspoon pepperVegetable oil for deep frying2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)1/2 cup sour cream2 large green onions, sliced (1/3 cup)
Directions

In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp; drain on paper towels.Meanwhile, gently scrub potatoes, but do not peel. Pierce potatoes to allow steam to escape. Place on microwavable paper towels. Arrange in spoke pattern with narrow ends in center. Microwave 12 to 14 minutes, turning once, until tender. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.When potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut lengthwise in halves; carefully scoop out pulp, leaving ¼-inch shells. Save potato pulp for another use.In small bowl, mix oil, salt, garlic powder, paprika, cheese and pepper. Brush mixture over skins.In deep fr…

Pepper Jack-Bacon Mashers Recipe

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Ingredients

2 1/2 cups milk1 1/4 cups water1/4 cup margarine or butter1 box (7.2 oz) Betty Crocker® homestyle creamy butter or roasted garlic mashed potatoes1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, if desired1 tablespoon crumbled cooked bacon, if desired
Directions

In 3-quart saucepan, heat milk, water and margarine to boiling. Stir in contents of both pouches of potatoes (from potatoes box) just until moistened; let stand 1 minute. Stir with fork until smooth. Stir in cheese and 1/2 cup bacon.Spoon potatoes into serving dish; top with parsley and 1 tablespoon bacon.

Servings: 10