Twice Baked Potatoes
Recipe By : St. Louis Post Dispatch Food Section
Serving Size : 6
3 medium baking potatoes -- scrubbed
1/3 cup cheddar cheese -- shredded
2 2/3 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons butter -- melted
1 1/2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper -- to taste
2 tablespoons bacon bits
1 1/2 green onions -- thinly sliced
Bake potatoes and cool until they can be handled easily.
Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out insides leaving enough behind to make a sturdy shell. Run scooped out potato through a ricer and into a bowl. Add cheese, sour cream, butter, milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper and blend well. Stir in bacon bits and onions, Fill potato shells and arrange potatoes in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.