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: 3.5 stars 114
A simple recipe that has delicious results, all you need are Yukon gold potatoes, olive oil, fresh thyme, and salt to make these crispy potato slices. Use a mandolin to get even potato slices, it’s also quicker than slicing by hand. Try serving them with our Striped Sea Bass with Blood Oranges and Olives.

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes

Rating: 3.5 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.

"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!  
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Baked Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 3.5 stars 39
Making baked sweet potatoes is an easy, healthy way to add some nutrients to any meal

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

Rating: 3.5 stars 101
Roasting sweet potatoes at a high oven temperature makes the skin delicious and extra crackly.

Potato, Cauliflower, and Cheddar Bake

Rating: 3 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.

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.
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Halved Baked Potatoes

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

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Rating: 3.5 stars 51
Serve these decadent potatoes with our Roasted Paprika Chicken for Sunday dinner.

Loaded Slow-Cooker Baked Potatoes

Rating: 3 stars 576
Here a baked potato dish provides enough sustenance to make a meal in itself. Start this in the morning.

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.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Test Kitchen's Favorite Baked Potato
Just an hour in the oven gives russet potatoes tender, fluffy centers, while a prebake brush of olive oil and sprinkle of salt yield crunchy, tasty skin.
Twice-Baked Sour Cream And Chive Potatoes
Rating: Unrated 93
This classic baked potato dish goes well with roasted chicken, beef, or pork.
Baked Potatoes with Sauteed Mushrooms and Yogurt

Skip the sour cream and give a mushroom-topped spud a better finish: a generous dollop of yogurt, plus a little cheddar and chives.