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Copycat TGI Friday’s Potato Skins Recipe

Author Jen


  • 4 Russet Potatoes
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp melted Butter
  • 3/4 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Crispy Fried Bacon


  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Line a baking seet with aluminum foil.
  • Wash, scrub and dry potatoes.
  • Pierce each multiple times with a fork.
  • Rub with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Cut each potato lengthwise into thirds.
  • Reserve middle slice of each for something else.
  • Use a spoon to scoop out white middles of each remaining slice, leaving about 1/4" thickness in each.
  • Brush potato skins with melted butter and bake for 25 minutes until crisp.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and bacon and return to oven until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with sour cream and sliced green onions.