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Twice Baked Potatoes

  • Author: nocrumbsleft
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These twice baked potatoes are a game-changer and absolute crowd-pleaser!


  • 8 Russet potatoes
  • 11/2 to 2 cups hot milk
  • 12 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp chives, diced
  • 6 strips cooked bacon, chopped
  • Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Start the Traeger grill on smoke with the lid open, about 5 minutes. Then close the lid and set the temperature to 400 F. Wait 15 minutes for the grill top pre-heat.
  2. Clean the potatoes and let dry. Then poke the potatoes with a fork.
  3. Place the potatoes on the grill and bake for about 1 hr and 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked through.
  4. Transfer the potatoes to a rimmed baking sheet and let the potatoes cool slightly for 5 to 10 minutes. Turn grill down to 375 degrees F.
  5. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise, scoop the potato flesh into a bowl, leaving about a 1/4-inch shell.
  6. Using a masher, mash the potato while slowly adding the hot milk and melted butter. Once mixed together, whip the potatoes until fluffy and smooth. Stir in salt and pepper.
  7. Fill the potato skins with the whipped potato filling. Top each potato with cheese and bacon.
  8. Place back on the grill and cook for 20 minutes at 375 F, or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  9. Remove from grill and top with more bacon and chives. Enjoy!

Keywords: twice baked potato, baked potato recipe

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