Twice Baked Potato Casserole

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole is the ultimate comfort food recipe!  Perfect Baked Potatoes are scooped out and mashed to create super creamy Mashed Potatoes… we then add in our favorite potato toppings including crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream and green onions.

This casserole is super easy and one of our all time favorite sides!

A dish of twice baked potato casserole is the best ever side dish!

Cheesy Potato Casserole

We love all forms of potatoes in our house…. from Oven Roasted Potatoes to our favorite Potatoes Au Gratin! And of course, good ol’ Twice Baked Potatoes. I mean really, how can you go wrong with potatoes loaded with bacon and cheese? Am I right?!

This Twice Baked Potato Casserole takes all of those favorite twice baked flavors and bakes them into a creamy cheesy potato casserole!

Twice Baked Potato Casserole ingredients in a bowl

How to Make Baked Potato Casserole

The great thing about this recipe is that it’s very versatile!  You can use leftover potatoes or even make Crock Pot Baked Potatoes. If you’re in a rush you can also boil the potatoes with a couple of cloves of garlic. So easy!

Once the potatoes are baked or boiled, we mash them with butter and sour cream. Finally add in all of our favorite potato toppers including cheddar, bacon and onions. You can add anything you’d like to this recipe… change out the cheeses, stir in some roasted garlic or leftover chicken. The possibilities are endless.

A scoop of twice baked potato casserole - the perfect side

Make Ahead Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Here’s the great thing about this dish, it can be made up to 2 days in advance.  This makes it the perfect dish to serve for the holidays and of course it bakes up nice and bubbly!

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Print Recipe
4.67 from 3 votes
Servings: 10 servings
Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Author: Holly
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stuffed potato casserole, twice baked potato casserole

How can you go wrong with potatoes, bacon and cheese? This casserole is great for an easy dish you can make ahead of time for a really busy day!

  • 6 medium baked potatoes or boiled potatoes (see below)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk or cream (add more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 10 slices bacon cooked & crumbled
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 2 slices bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Mash warm baked potatoes or boiled potatoes with a potato masher. Add butter,  cream cheese and sour cream. Mash while adding milk/cream a little at a time until to reach a creamy consistency.

  3. Stir in remaining ingredients (except toppings) and spread into a 2 quart casserole dish.

  4. Sprinkle with toppings and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and potatoes are hot.
Recipe Notes

To Boil Potatoes:

Wash 4lbs red skinned potatoes potatoes.  Peel about 2/3 of the skin, (leaving some on the potatoes) and chop into large chunks. Boil the potatoes and a large pot of water until potatoes are fork tender (about 15 minutes). Drain well.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 443, Fat: 31g, Saturated Fat: 16g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 451mg, Potassium: 672mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 15.4%, Vitamin C: 10.5%, Calcium: 26.6%, Iron: 8.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

REPIN this Easy and Delicious Casserole

This easy twice baked potato casserole is garnished with green onions and being served with a wooden spoon


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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

72 comments on “Twice Baked Potato Casserole”

  1. Has anyone tried it with something other than redskin potatoes?  Do you think the redskin definitely adds to the overall result?

  2. Bit of a misnomer. Twice baked potatoes should be baked twice. However as a *-Baked Potato Casserole -*it was good.

  3. This casserole is delicious. I’ve made it several times. Always a hit.

  4. Made  this for a sports banquet and everyone raved about it. It was delicious!! Thankyou!

  5. wish there was some way you could give the amount of servings per recipe

  6. We absolutely loved this recipe!  It’s a definite repeat!  Thank you!

  7. First time making recipe. Can I cook in crock pot and eliminate baking in the oven?

  8. Instead of boiling the potatoes, bake them.. Hence twice baked potatoes. It tastes sooooo much better.

  9. Made it today awesome.

  10. I’ve never met a potato i didn’t like! The above recipes look awesome!

  11. Could this be baked in an oven, then put in the crock pot with toppings? Would the cheese melt? I almost have to double this batch and carrying it and serving it in a crock pot would be easier.

  12. I wish this recipe was printer friendly :/

  13. This looks really good.

  14. So decadent and deliousEven the pickiest critics (my kids) loved it.

  15. Just made these for a potluck, and they turned out AMAZING.

  16. Can you tell me if this can be made ahead of time, refrigerated and baked the next day?

  17. About how many servings does it make i am fixing for a dinner party of sic

  18. This looks delicious. Do you think this could be done a day ahead? Mixing it all up on Friday and then putting it in the oven on Saturday???

  19. Can you make this ahead of time?

    • Yes, you can definitely make this ahead of time. If it’s been refrigerated, you may need to increase baking time to ensure it’s hot in the middle.

  20. Can I make these ahead of time and bake later?? Or will they dry out?

  21. I have russet potatoes. Would those work just as well?

  22. How many does this serve?

  23. could I make this and freeze before the final cooking process?

  24. Amazing recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  25. I couldn’t resist when I came across this on Pinterest. It’s baking in the oven right now and I can hardly wait!

  26. what size pan did you use

  27. 4lbs of potatoes? I just need this recipe to feed two many does this recipe serve?

  28. You can add chicken or ham to this dish, Ann

  29. Thinking of making this for Easter…any idea how many this might serve?

  30. Can this be mixed up the day before and baked the next day?

  31. I made this dish for Christmas dinner.

    I made this dish for Christmas dinner. there wasn’t a drop left. The only thing different was mine had a cup of sour cream. loved it.


  32. How perfect would this be for potluck?? Or even Sunday brunch? Thanks so much for sharing this in Tell Me About It Tuesday. Looking forward to seeing what you share tomorrow!


  33. Yummm…. really though, can you ever go wrong when bacon is involved? Ha! Thanks for sharing and for linking up at the Weekend Wind-Down Party with us!!! God Bless!

  34. I am adding this to my meal plan for next week!
    Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday!
    I hope you hop over and share with us again tonight!

  35. Forget the steak, I’ll just eat these! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  36. This is great, I am not sure why I don’t use potatoes more often. I will pick up a few this weekend, thanks for sharing and linking up with us at #WWDParty. Happy Sunday.

  37. These sound decadent! I pinned them.

  38. This looks like heaven. Yum! Just printed out the recipe. I can’t wait to try this for Sunday dinner!

  39. I found this through the Link Party Palooza on Lil’ Luna. Your potato casserole looks absolutely delicious. I’m going to pin this to try sometime.

  40. Hi Holly,
    Oh my, I can almost taste this fantastic casserole, just delicious! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

  41. This looks like the perfect potluck dish! Thanks for sharing.

  42. Yum, that’s the perfect comfort food! Will have to try your recipe.

  43. I was looking for a loaded mash potato recipe the other day and I’m so glad I came across your recipe. Sounds so yummy and will just make my meal for this weekend. Thanks for sharing.

  44. oh yum. can’t wait to try this. I hope you will share this recipe at Real food Fridays at My Lamp is full. I will share on Pinterest.

  45. This is a recipe after my own heart! There is probably not much I love more in the world than loaded potatoes! We usually load up even the simple mashed ones at my house but with just cottage cheese and cheese.

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