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!

Staff Picks

Baked Potato Slices

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

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.

Baked Sweet Potatoes

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

Potato, Cauliflower, and Cheddar Bake

Rating: 3.05 stars
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.

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes

Rating: 3.33 stars
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
Roasting sweet potatoes at a high oven temperature makes the skin delicious and extra crackly.

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. 

Loaded Slow-Cooker Baked Potatoes

Rating: 2.98 stars
Here a baked potato dish provides enough sustenance to make a meal in itself. Start this in the morning.

Halved Baked Potatoes

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

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.

Loaded Sweet-Potato Skins

Rating: 3.02 stars
We used flavorful sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes, baked them, and topped them with a drizzle of sour cream and a small amount of crumbled bacon.

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.

Inspiration and Ideas

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 Potatoes
Rating: Unrated
Serve these decadent potatoes with our Roasted Paprika Chicken for Sunday dinner.

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.