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Potato Slices Made Like Potato Skins

These Potato Slices Made Like Potato Skins are a delightful twist on the classic appetizer. With crispy potato slices topped with gooey cheese, crispy bacon, and fresh green onions, they’re sure to be a hit at any gathering. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make, making them perfect for game day snacks, parties, or even a simple weeknight dinner. The combination of flavors and textures in each bite is simply irresistible. Serve them with a dollop of sour cream on top for the ultimate indulgence!


  • 4 russet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • Sour cream, for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Brush both sides of potato slices with melted butter and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned on both sides, turning once during baking.
  4. Remove from the oven and top with bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions.
  5. Return to the oven and bake until the cheese melts.
  6. Serve topped with a dollop of sour cream.


  1. Can I use a different type of potato?
    • Yes, you can use other varieties of potatoes like Yukon Gold or red potatoes if you prefer.
  2. Can I use pre-cooked bacon for convenience?
    • Absolutely! Using pre-cooked bacon can save you time in the kitchen.
  3. Can I add other toppings?
    • Of course! Feel free to get creative with toppings like diced tomatoes, jalapenos, or even a sprinkle of ranch seasoning for added flavor.
  4. Can I make these potato slices ahead of time?
    • While these potato slices are best served fresh, you can prepare the components ahead of time and assemble them just before serving.
  5. Can I bake these potato slices in an air fryer?
    • Yes, you can try baking them in an air fryer for a crispier texture. Follow the same instructions but adjust the cooking time as needed.
  6. Can I use a different type of cheese?
    • Absolutely! Experiment with different types of cheese like mozzarella, pepper jack, or Swiss for unique flavor combinations.
  7. Can I make these potato slices vegetarian?
    • Yes, simply omit the bacon or replace it with vegetarian bacon or another meat substitute.
  8. Can I customize the seasoning on the potatoes?
    • Yes, feel free to add your favorite seasonings to the melted butter before brushing it onto the potato slices for added flavor.


  1. Make sure to cut the potato slices evenly to ensure they cook evenly.
  2. For extra crispiness, you can brush the potato slices with olive oil instead of melted butter.
  3. Don’t overcrowd the baking sheet to ensure the potato slices crisp up properly.
  4. Serve these potato slices hot from the oven for the best taste and texture.

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