Freezer Friendly Potato Skins Recipe! (2024)

Potato skins loaded with a creamy and savory filling and baked to golden perfection. Looking for a Party Appetizer?! This Freezer-Friendly Potato Skins Recipe is a WINNER!

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I’m going to be completely honest with you, I could pretty much eat potato skins every day of my life. They are super flavorful, so easy to make and the family loves it (what else can a mom ask for?). However I don’t always have the time to make everything from scratch each day, I mean we are busy, we are doing a million things the last thing I want to do when dinner time comes is spend my whole night cooking and washing.

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Potato Skins

This Freezer Friendly Potato Skins Recipe is going to become your go-to side dish and appetizer anyholiday season or all year long! So easy to make and always a crowd favorite! Plus, there are so many ways to pull these together that you can really customize them for your family! Plus, here are even more of my favorite Appetizer Recipes!

Freezer Friendly Appetizer

And that’s when freezer food comes in handy, however, I’m not talking about the store-bought freezer food, I’m talking about the homemade one. Because yes, you can whip up a meal, store it in your freezer and have a ready to eat dinner in no time in a couple of months from now. If that’s not awesome and the best thing on the planet, then I really don’t know what else can be.

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And while soups, stews, and crockpot meals are a freezer food usual around here, I also like to have side dishes ready to be finished, That’s when these Freezer Friendly Potato Skins save the day. A tasty party appetizer recipe.

Can Potato Skins Be Made Ahead of Time

Yes, this is a perfect freezer-friendly appetizer recipe. You can prep these ahead of time for a really easy appetizer to toss in the oven.

What Are The Best Potatoes For Potato Skins

I find that russets are the best variety. They have a nice starch so that you get that velvety smooth filling and the skins hold up really well in the baking and freezing process.

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You can pretty much leave them ready to bake. Just cook and fill with everything (it takes no time!) and then just wrap in plastic wrap. It’s that easy, and it’s incredibly fast. You could do a week of side dishes in around 20 minutes, which means seven nights of side dishes in less than it takes takeout food to arrive.

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For me, the secret to acing it is going big with the flavor, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, and scallions blend great together and result in a mind blowing good potato skin.

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Freezer Friendly Potato Skins

Ingredients

  • 4 Potatoes
  • 6 Bacon strips
  • 1½ Cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 Tbsps cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsps chopped scallions
  • 3 Tbsps parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsps butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat fry the bacon until golden brown (about 3 -5 minutes) and chop it.
  2. With a fork make some holes on the potatoes, and place them in the microwave for 5 or 6 minutes.
  3. Carefully cut the potatoes in half, scoop some of the flesh out of the potato, and place it in a bowl.
  4. Stir in the cream cheese, 1 ½ Tbsp scallions, parmesan cheese, butter, salt, and pepper.
  5. Fill the potatoes with the mix, complete with the mozzarella cheese and the bacon.
  6. Wrap them with plastic wrap and store in the freezer until ready to use.
  7. When ready to serve, bake them in a preheated oven to 370F for 25 – 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven, decorate with some scallions.
  9. Serve and enjoy.

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Freezer Friendly Potato Skins

Yield: 4 potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Freezer friendly potato skins are an easy appetizer to serve up your friends and family. This potato skin recipe is a great and even freezer friendly to prep ahead of time.

Ingredients

  • 4 Potatoes
  • 6 Bacon strips
  • 1½ Cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 Tbsps cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsps chopped scallions
  • 3 Tbsps parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsps butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat fry the bacon until golden brown (about 3 -5 minutes) and chop it.
  2. With a fork make some holes on the potatoes, and place them in the microwave for 5 or 6 minutes.
  3. Carefully cut the potatoes in half, scoop some of the flesh out of the potato, and place it in a bowl.
  4. Stir in the cream cheese, 1 ½ Tbsp scallions, parmesan cheese, butter, salt, and pepper.
  5. Fill the potatoes with the mix, complete with the mozzarella cheese and the bacon.
  6. Wrap them with plastic wrap and store in the freezer until ready to use.
  7. When ready to serve, bake them in a preheated oven to 370F for 25 - 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven, decorate with some scallions.
  9. Serve and enjoy.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield: 8Serving Size: 1 skin
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 235Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 395mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 11g

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What To Serve As A Dipping Sauce With Potato Skins

You could do the classic ranch, or opt for a splash of hot sauce or even dip in a barbeque sauce. Slice and dip and enjoy. This recipe is so easy and it could be your favorite appetizer.

Baked Potato Skins

You can bake these up from frozen so you have a last-minute appetizer to serve unexpected guests. A great way to plan ahead so you have more time to tackle other things in your planning.

I hope you and your guests enjoy these as much as we do! Mmm! It makes me want some right now! Plus, be sure to check out this Instant Pot Salsa Recipe!

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