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Twice Baked Red Potato Bites

Course Appetizer, Finger Food
Author Terri

Ingredients

  • 20 small red potatoes
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 2 strips bacon crispy
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 oz evaporated milk give or take
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Poke each potato with a fork a few times and wrap in foil.
  3. Place on baking sheet and cook in the oven for 25-35 minutes or until soft when fork in inserted.
  4. Remove and let cool for a few minutes and then remove foil from each potato.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl, add butter, cream cheese and 1/4 cup cheese.
  6. Slice the top off of the potatoes and spoon out the insides, placing in mixing bowl on top of butter, cream cheese, cheese, making sure to leave 1/8" along the edge of each potato.
  7. Once all potato flesh has been removed and placed into the bowl, mix with an electric mixer on medium speed or use a potato masher.
  8. Add milk to get desired consistency. Mixture with be thick.
  9. Salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Spoon potato mixture back into each potato and place back on baking sheet.
  11. Cook for an additional 10-15 minutes, then remove from oven.
  12. Top with additional cheese, green onions, small dab of sour cream, bacon crumbles and a small slice of avocado.
  13. Enjoy!