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Loaded Potato Skin Bites Recipe – These loaded potato skin bites include everything you love about loaded potato skins in an easy bite!
One of my absolute most favorite appetizers has always been loaded potato skins. Always.
And I am so excited about sharing this fun way to make them with you! These Loaded Potato Skin Bites!
I love that each one is just a bite (or maybe two if you want to be conservative) and that they are easy as can be to throw together for a party or get together.
And you know, they are just perfect for watching all of the college football games this weekend!
To make them, I start with Russet potatoes that I’ve scrubbed clean and then slice rather thinly, but still thick enough to hold up to any toppings that I might add.
I arrange the slices on a parchment lined baking sheet and then drizzle on olive oil and sprinkle with salt. I use a good bit of salt since potatoes can be a bit bland. The salt just helps to flavor them as much as possible.
Then, I sprinkle on freshly ground black pepper and bake them until they are fork tender in the center, about 20 minutes.
Then, I turn the oven to broil and top each slice with a bit of shredded cheese and pop them back under the broiler for the cheese to melt, about 3 minutes or so.
And then, I finish them up by topping them with whatever my little heart desires!
Sour cream, chopped green onions, crispy bacon pieces, you name it. The skies the limit.
I also love to serve them with pico de gallo and guacamole for dipping. Talk about heaven!
Here’s my Loaded Potato Skin Bites Recipe. I hope you love them and that your favorite team wins (unless they are playing mine! 🙂 )
Loaded Potato Skin Bites Recipe
- 5 medium Russet Potatoes scrubbed and sliced into 1/4-inch slices
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- sour cream
- chopped green onion
- crispy bacon bits
- pico de gallo
- Preheat oven to 425º F.
- Arrange potato slices on baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake until the potato slices are lightly browned and fork tender in the middle, about 30 minutes.
- Top evenly with shredded cheddar cheese and broil until the cheese has melted, about 3 minutes. Top with your favorite toppings: the bacon pieces, a dollop of sour cream, and onion and serve warm with guacamole and pico de gallo.
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I love potatoes and these skin bites look like the next thing I’ll be making as a side dish for the weekend 🙂
They are so delicious, Natalie! I hope you enjoy them and have a great weekend! Thanks! xo
These are to die for. Thank you for 5 pounds on my hips. Ruth
I’m so happy you like these, Ruth! Thanks so much! xo