Not quit a chip not quit a baked potato! These are delicious! Perfect side dish for almost any meal!
It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.
Calorie count: 220 for just potato/butter/seasoning from cooking – 520 if you add toppings like mine (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.
What you will need:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
4-6 Medium Sized potatoes
Butter (dairy free) (if dairy free is not needed us regular butter)
Bacon Bits (dairy free) (if dairy free is not needed us regular)
Seasoned Salt or Garlic Salt
Use any topping you would like
We used: Ranch, Cheese, Bacon Bits (all dairy free)
Two Butter Knifes
Lay your two butter knifes on your cutting board.
Place potato between knifes.
Use your sharp knife and slit potato in small slices until your knife hits the butter knifes.
Do this the length of the potato ensuring you don’t cut through the potato.
Place potatoes in a baking dish of your choice.
Add just a bit of butter into 2-3 of the slit/slice marks on each potato
Add just a bit of bacon bits into 2-3 of the slit/slice marks on each potato
Sprinkle Seasoning Salt, Salt, Pepper over each potato
Bake for 45 minutes or until center of potato is almost fork tender and bottom of potato is a almost crispy.
Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees bake for an additional 15-20 minutes.
Centers should be fork tender and bottoms should be crispy.
Add toppings of your choice or eat as is.