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Bacon Cheddar Baked Potato

Say hello to the ultimate comfort food: Bacon Cheddar Baked Potato! This mouthwatering dish combines crispy bacon, gooey cheddar, and fluffy baked potatoes for a heavenly experience.

Tasty Team
96% would make again
Bacon Cheddar Baked Potato


for 3 servings

  • 3 russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (100 g), plus more for topping
  • ½ cup scallions (50 g), chopped
  • ¾ cup bacon (170 g), chopped, divided
  • ½ cup sour cream (115 g), plus more for topping
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup milk (60 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • chive, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 808
  • Fat 49g
  • Carbs 60g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 32g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Carefully pierce potatoes with a fork. On a baking sheet oil the potatoes well and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Bake for one hour. If making more potatoes, an additional 15 minutes per potato is needed.
  4. Once cooled, cut the potatoes vertically, scoop out the inside, and transfer to a bowl.
  5. In the bowl with the scooped out potato, add the cheese, scallions, ½ cup (110 g) of bacon, sour cream, butter, milk, and pepper, and mix well.
  6. Scoop the potato mixture back into the hollowed-out potatoes and top with cheddar cheese and remaining ¼ cup (55 G) of bacon bits.
  7. Bake an additional 15 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  8. Serve warm with sour cream and chives.
  9. Enjoy!
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Bacon Cheddar Baked Potato