Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Bite-Sized Potato Skins

Here's a great one bite treat for parties or tailgating! As soon as I saw it on Eat Cake For Dinner I bookmarked it for my PIGskin Challenge. It's everything you love in potato skins, just easier to handle.
Don't hesitate to whip these up folks, use whatever you like in/on potato skins.

As for football,
All Earl can say about our team this year is...
It hasn't been pretty, but we are 2-0. ugh...

Bite-Sized Potato Skins
2 medium Russet potatoes-I actually found long skinny ones, about 1 1/2" thick
Seasoned salt
Cheddar cheese, shredded
6-8 strips of bacon, crisped, drained and crumbled
Green onion or chives
Anything else you'd like to add
Dipping sauce-I used Hidden Valley Ranch with sour cream, Jenn made an amazing Chipotle Sauce
  1. Wash potatoes and cut into 1/4" rounds-make sure they are 1/4" and not too thin.
  2. Drop into boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain, pat dry.
  4. Place potatoes in a single layer on foil lined baking sheet(s).
  5. Sprinkle with Seasoned Salt and pepper. Top with cheese, bacon and onion.
  6. Bake at 375 for 13-15 minutes or until cheese is melted, I suggest watching them.
  7. Allow to cool and serve with dip. 
I actually prefer these at room temp, perfect to make ahead!
Have a happy day:@)


  1. I'm not sure which team, Bears or Colts, I'm rooting for this year. I am, however, rooting for these potato skins!


  2. I better grab one of these babies now before they're gone.

  3. Good morning Lynn, My fave to order is potato skins. I must try this. Yum. I also like the cider mustard dip. Thanks for sharing.
    xo Jeanne

  4. They look delicious! and easy peasy! which is what I like! I'm pinning this to my recipe board! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Great recipe...I like that they are bite size and easier to make than regular potato skins. Thanks!


  6. I adore potatoes skins and have since childhood...these will be made for sure. I will have to share with Jack the dog..he loves skins too! xo

  7. These will be a big hit at my house. So much easier than having to use up potatoes to get the skin.

  8. Yummm, Not a big sports fan but I am a big fan of eating! :)

  9. These look dandy! We love the small potatoes...each bite is goodness!

  10. What a great looking and tasting appetizer. Joni

  11. Just in time to add to the menus for our Halloween party - will have lots of little ones that will love these.

  12. These really look delicious. I love finger food and it does not get any better than this. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  13. You can't beat a potato. This is just the right size to pop in all at once. Great recipe as usual.

  14. Love that they are bite size! They look so good.

  15. Oh my gosh - now I really wish I was eating these right now. Glad you liked them - great pics!

  16. Potato pig skin perfection on a plate!! Our son who just had disk fusion surgery today and who will be recuperating at our house for awhile, will be a happy patient when I fix him these.

  17. I know what I making tomorrow!

  18. These look scrumptious! I think my boys would be all over these, have to give them a try! New to your blog :) Please stop over for a visit~I'm hosting a giveaway this week for a Bloomingdale's gift card if you are interested! Angie @ Swede Dreams


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