Twice Baked Potatoes with Cheddar and Chives on a white marble board.
Easy Twice Baked Potatoes with Cheddar and Chives
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins

Make ahead!  Easy Twice Baked Potatoes with Cheddar and Chives is the best side dish for holiday entertaining.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: twice baked potato
Servings: 4
Calories: 366 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 4 russet potatoes, washed and scrubbed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Arrange the potatoes on a baking sheet lined with foil.

  3. Brush the outside of the potatoes with olive oil to coat and sprinkle liberally with kosher salt.

  4. Bake until fork tender.

  5. Allow the potatoes to cool to room temperature or until cool enough to handle.

  6. Cut the top of the potato and press the sides to open.

  7. Using a spoon, scoop out the inside of the potato being careful not to break the skin and place the potato in a bowl. Arrange the potato skins back on the baking sheet.

  8. Place the butter, sour cream, cheddar and chives in the bowl with the potato. Season with salt and pepper.

  9. Using a hand mixer, blend the potatoes together with the other ingredients until fluffy.

  10. Spoon the potato mixture back into the potato skins or fill a pastry bag with the filling and pipe the mixture into the shells.

  11. Top the potatoes with the remaining cheese and return to the oven.

  12. Turn the heat down to 375 degrees and bake the potatoes for 25-30 minutes.

  13. Sprinkle with chives and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Twice Baked Potatoes with Cheddar and Chives
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 3648mg159%
Potassium 922mg26%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 515IU10%
Vitamin C 13.6mg16%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.