These Bacon Cheese Burger Twice Baked Idaho Potatoes are filling and full of flavor! It’s so easy to get into a meal rut. Today I’m sharing a this creative and delicious recipe that my family went crazy for!

This is a sponsored post in partnership with the Idaho Potato Commission.
I’m teaming up with Virtual Potluck and the Idaho Potato Commission to share kid-friendly recipes featuring Idaho® potatoes.

Baked potatoes are one of my very favorite foods and twice baked potatoes are even better. I do make them pretty often because the whole family loves them and they make any dinner something wonderful.



4 Idaho® Baking Potatoes
½ cup melted butter
1 cup sour cream
1 ⅓ cup shredded Colby-Jack Cheese, divided use
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon granulated garlic
¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 pound cooked ground beef (I seasoned mine with ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon garlic)
½ cup barbecue sauce
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 green onions, sliced



Preheat oven to 400° F.
Scrub potatoes until clean and dry them.
Place on a baking sheet and bake one hour or until potatoes are cooked through.
Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool slightly.
Lower oven temperature to 375° F.
Cut potatoes lengthwise about ¾ of the way through, leaving them attached on the bottom. Scrape insides of potatoes with a spoon into a large mixing bowl. Add butter, sour cream, 1 cup of cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Mash together or whip with an electric mixer, depending on your desired texture.
Spoon filling into potato shells and place on a baking sheet.

Toss ground beef with barbecue sauce and spoon equally over potatoes. Sprinkle each potato with remaining cheese, bacon and green onions.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are heated through and cheese is melted.

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