Potato Recipes

Great potato recipes for the whole family to enjoy.

Easy Baked Potato Wedges
Potato Chip Cookies
Mashed Potato Brownies
Basic Baked Potatoes
Baked Potato Topping Combinations
Other Suggested Toppings for Baked Potatoes

 

Easy Baked Potato Wedges 


INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 large potatoes
  • ¼ Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • ½ Tsp pepper
  • ½ Tsp garlic powder

DIRECTIONS:

  • Wash potatoes and cut into wedges
  • Place potatoes (skin down) in baking dish
  • Mix vegetable oil, parmesan cheese, salt, paprika, pepper, and garlic powder together and brush onto potatoes
  • Bake at 350°F for 1 hour

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Potato Chip Cookies 


INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 ½ cups crumbled fat free potato chips
  • ⅔ cup chopped almonds or pecans (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cream butter, sugar and vanilla together until fluffy.
  • Beat in baking soda and flour; mix in potato chips and nuts.
  • Drop teaspoons of cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes. Let cookies cool slightly before removing from pan.

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Mashed Potato Brownies 


INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • ¾ cup margarine
  • 1 ⅔ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt chocolate and margarine in saucepan on top of stove.
  • While this mixture is cooling, cream the sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs together. Add chocolate mixture and mix well.
  • Add the potatoes, flour, and nuts. Beat until creamy.
  • Pour into greased and floured 9x13 inch cake pan and bake about 30 minutes or until the brownies are done. Do not over-bake, as they should be chewy.
  • Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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Basic Baked Potatoes 


INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 or more large potatoes

OVEN DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Scrub potatoes with brush in cold water; rinse well; dry with paper towels.
  • For soft skins, rub with shortening or wrap in aluminum foil. For crisp skins, dry thoroughly.
  • Pierce potatoes with fork and place on oven rack or baking sheet.
  • Bake 45 to 60 minutes, or until potatoes are easily pierced with fork. To serve, cut a cross in top of each potato; pinch to open and add desired toppings.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:

  • Scrub and rinse potatoes.
  • Pierce potatoes with fork and place 1 inch apart in spoke fashion in microwave.
  • Cook on HIGH following cooking times below, turning potatoes over halfway through cooking time. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

  • COOKING TIMES:
    • 1 Potato: 4-6 minutes
    • 2 Potatoes: 6-8 minutes
    • 3 Potatoes: 8-12 minutes
    • 4 Potatoes: 12-16 minutes

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Baked Potato Topping Combinations 


  • Cheesy Delight – Mixture of nonfat cottage cheese, chopped green and red bell peppers and sliced green onions
  • BLT Potato – Crumbled bacon, shredded lettuce and chopped tomato
  • Tex Mex – Thin strips of broiled or grilled chicken, sliced avocado, and your favorite salsa
  • Pizza Potato – Pizza sauce, slice mushrooms, sliced olives, and a sprinkle of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Lite and Lemony – Dried herbs, coarsely ground black pepper and lemon juice

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Other Suggested Toppings for Baked Potatoes 


  • Broccoli
  • Caramelized onions and/or mushrooms
  • Ham
  • Turkey bacon
  • Chili
  • Taco meat
  • Salsa
  • Low-fat cheese
  • Greek yogurt
  • Hummus
  • Spices

Top with just one or mix and match. The possibilities are endless!

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