Cheesy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

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Twice Baked Sweet PotatoesWow.. I really loved these Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes.  I have been pondering this recipe for a long time, about 2 months.  When I was first going to make then I got sick.. so the ingredients just sat there and eventually got eaten for something else.

But I finally was able to make them for dinner the other night.  And boy, were they good!  We really love sweet potatoes around here so these Cheesy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon were a new taste treat.

Yields 8

Cheesy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

Cheesy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

15 minPrep Time

1 hr, 5 Cook Time

1 hr, 20 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 6-7 oz each)
  • 1 tablespoon reserved bacon fat, butter or coconut oil
  • 8 oz (uncooked weight) of cooked bacon, chopped (reserve bacon fat)
  • 6-8 oz of Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Place Sweet Potatoes on cookie sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until soft
  3. Remove from oven and allow to cool enough to touch
  4. Cut sweet potatoes in half
  5. Scoop potato out of the skin (don’t go all the way down to the skin)
  6. Place in medium bowl
  7. Add bacon fat, 1 tablespoon of chopped bacon, 2-4 tablespoons of cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
  8. Mash lightly with a fork to combine (not to much or it will get gummy)
  9. Fill skins with mixture
  10. Place into an oven safe dish sprayed with cooking spray
  11. Top with remaining cheese and bacon
  12. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted
Cuisine: side dish |
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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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