These simple air fryers twice baked potatoes are a creamy and cheesy side dish that is a perfect addition to any meal. Hearty baked potatoes are filled with mashed potatoes, sour cream, and cheese and topped with bacon and chives. And thanks to the air fryer you can cook these potatoes in only about ten -10- minutes!
One of the things I like best about cooking with my air fryer is how rapid and easy it makes meal preparation. I enjoy cooking, but during the week I need simple meals that I can prepare quickly!
And twice baked potatoes are a perfect example of this. They are easy to prepare and seem much fancier than a regular baked potato.
And by cooking twice baked potatoes in an air fryer you can heat them up and serve them for dinner in only about fifteen -15- minutes.
Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes
- 2 cooked baked potatoes
- 2 Tablespoon sour cream
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
- 1 Tablespoon butter
- 2 slices bacon, cooked
First Cut the baked potatoes in half and scoop out the insides into a bowl.
Then add the sour cream, 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese, and the butter to the bowl with the potatoes.
After Mash the potatoes and other ingredients together with a potato masher until they have reached your desired consistency.
Spoon the filling back into the potato shells, mounding it to fit as needed.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
When you are ready to bake the potatoes put them in an air fryer basket. Cook at 400 F for eight -8- minutes.
Top the potatoes with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese and bacon bits. Be careful not to touch the hot sides of the air fryer basket while you do this.
Finally, Return the potatoes to the air fryer and cook for 2 more minutes at 400 F to melt the cheese and crisp the bacon.
To cook the potatoes in the oven bake at 350 F for twenty -20- minutes. Then top with remaining cheese and bacon and cook for five -5- more minutes.