Twice Baked Potato Casserole

This Twice Baked Potato Casserole Recipe is fantastic! Made with all of the same ingredients you love in your twice baked potatoes but in a casserole form – crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream and more!


A slice of Twice Baked Potato Casserole on a small blue plate with a fork next to a metal tray holding the casserole in a baking dish

My oldest son turned 26 last week.  I certainly don’t feel old enough to have a 26 year old. In fact, most days I feel like I’m 26 myself. There has been a tradition in our family since our children were small. The person celebrating a birthday gets to pick the menu. For my son Michael, his request never changes. He always asks for my Twice Baked Potato Casserole.

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole in a baking dish on a metal tray with a glass of red wine

I’ve been making Twice Baked Potato Casseroles for a long time and have always made a large casserole which would feed my family of seven.

Now that it’s just my husband and myself, I have no need or desire to make a large casserole and eat the leftovers for days. This simple small batch baked potato casserole is perfect. It’s definitely more than a single serving and is ideal for two people.

If you’re hosting a small dinner party for three or four people, the size of this baked potato casserole would work well. Especially if served as a side with a main and another side dish.

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

I start out by baking 5 russet potatoes in the oven.

After the potatoes have baked and cooled, scoop out the insides and mash them until they’re mostly smooth but with a few chunks remaining.

To the potatoes, add butter, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, milk, eggs, and crispy, crumbled cooked bacon.

Mix well and pour the potato mixture into a small baking dish and top with additional cheddar cheese.

Bake the potato casserole in the oven for about 35 minutes.

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If you love twice baked potatoes as much as we do, then I guarantee you’ll love this Twice Baked Potato Casserole.

It’s a typical twice baked potato but in casserole form with all the wonderful ingredients found in a twice baked potato.

Enjoy!

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole Recipe

twice baked potato casserole

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: potato
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 556kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 5 medium russet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 slices bacon (cooked until crisp and crumbled)
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C - Gas mark 6).
  • Scrub the potatoes and rinse under cool running water. Pat dry. Prick the potatoes in several places with a fork. Place the potatoes on a baking tray and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until potatoes are completely soft when pierced.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven and set on a wire rack until cool.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C - Gas mark 5)
  • When the potatoes have cooled, cut each potato in half and scoop out the inside of the potato with a spoon. Place the pulp in a large bowl. With an electric mixer on low speed or using a potato masher, beat or mash the potato pulp.
  • Stir in the butter, sour cream, milk, salt, pepper, bacon, 2 cups of the cheese, and the eggs.
  • Place the seasoned potato mixture in a small baking dish that has been sprayed with an oil spray.(An 8 x 8 sized baking dish works fine).
  • Top with additional cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until cheese is melted and casserole has heated through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 765mg | Potassium: 895mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 474mg | Iron: 2.3mg
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29 thoughts on “Twice Baked Potato Casserole”

  1. 5 stars
    Joanie, I am so glad I ran across your blog. I have a lap band and my husband is retied. We don’t eat a lot so even your recipe for 1 is sometimes enough for the two of us and I’ll add fruit or a salad. Keep those recipes coming. God’s blessings on your day!

  2. I don't see the amounts for two servings. 8X8 is way too much for two people, at least the two
    people in our house.

  3. Michelle @ My Gluten-free Kitchen

    We have the same tradition of letting the birthday boy pick dinner. Your son made a great choice! I too love twice baked potatoes!

  4. OMGosh!!! I am so excited to have discovered this delicious recipe. My daughter Brooke loves anything that has to do with potatoes. She and her friends actually host a Potato Night Celebration once a year! Yes, they get that into it. This awesome Twice Baked Potato Casserole recipe is a keeper. 🙂

  5. My family loves twice baked potatoes. I haven’t convinced all of them that they should eat the whole thing, skin included. This casserole takes care of those unwanted skins. I really need to try this!

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