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Loaded Potato Bites

Ingredients

  • 10 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Add potatoes to a large pot of salted boiling water. In a large bowl, mash potatoes and add butter, chives, sour cream, breadcrumbs and eggs.
  2. Spray the pan with nonstick spray. Scoop 1 tablespoon of mashed potatoes into each cavity and press down. Sprinkle each with cheese and and bacon pieces. Add another layer of mashed potatoes to fill cavity. Repeat until all cavities are filled. Cover all the mashed potatoes with breadcrumbs. Bake for 15 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan. Top each potato bite with a dollop of sour cream, more chives and bacon bits.