Baked Potato Recipes

Seeking an easy crowd-pleasing side dish or hearty snack? Look no further than the classic baked potato. We like to serve it every which way -- stuffed, loaded, twice-baked. Try it with all manner of toppings or switch out the traditional russets for sweet potatoes. You can even use your Crock-Pot!

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Baked Potato Slices

Rating: 3.53 stars 114
Serve these elegant, thyme-seasoned potato slices with our Striped Sea Bass with Blood Oranges and Olives.

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 3.64 stars 39
Making baked sweet potatoes is an easy, healthy way to add some nutrients to any meal

Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes

This plant-powered lunch is packed with healthy fats from avocado and fiber-packed ingredients like sweet potatoes and black beans. It will fuel your afternoon and keep you sated until dinnertime. 

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes

Rating: 3.33 stars 712
To serve these bacon-wrapped potatoes as an appetizer, simply leave in the toothpicks they were secured and baked with. Remove them to serve as a side dish.

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

Rating: 3.44 stars 101
Roasting sweet potatoes at a high oven temperature makes the skin delicious and extra crackly.

Halved Baked Potatoes

Buttery baked-potato halves can be served on theside of our Beef Tenderloin with Shallot Mustard Sauce.

Baked Potatoes with Créme Fraiche and Caviar

Very simple and ultra-delicious, these special baked potatoes will make a wonderful starter, side, or even a light main for all kinds of celebratory gatherings. Martha likes to use Yukon Gold potatoes as their thin skin crisps up nicely in the oven.

Twice-Baked Potato-and-Raclette Casserole

Mashed potatoes are enriched with butter, sour cream, cream cheese, and raclette for this decadent fondue-inspired casserole. Crispy potato skins roasted with garlic and sage make an ingenious garnish.

Potato, Cauliflower, and Cheddar Bake

Rating: 3.05 stars 228
Adding cauliflower to a potato bake may seem radical, but it adds great texture. A cheesy topping is a nice change of pace from the usual creamy casserole.

"Twice Baked" Baby Potatoes with Caviar

These special occasion-worthy bite-sized spuds are crowned with sour cream and caviar. Tip: these melt-in-your-mouth morsels pair especially well with a glass of bubbly—cheers!  

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Rating: 3.51 stars 51
Serve these decadent potatoes with our Roasted Paprika Chicken for Sunday dinner.

Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes

Roasting sweet potatoes directly on the oven rack allows their skins to become extra-crisp. For a variation, try pale-fleshed Japanese sweet potatoes, which have a richer flavor and are in season in November.

Inspiration and Ideas

Twice-Cooked Potatoes with Caviar
A gathering becomes instantly festive when you offer these delicate hors d'oeuvres topped with caviar.
Broccoli-Cheddar Baked Potato
Broccoli roasts on a lower rack while the potatoes are baking here. The charred florets are then teamed with a rich cheese sauce atop the fluffy spuds.
Baked Sweet Potatoes With Sour Cream and Brown Sugar
Rating: 3.33 stars

This simple recipe reminds you sweet potatoes were considered a dessert in mid-nineteenth century Virginia.