5 large baking potatoes
6 oz shredded cheddar cheese
½ cup sour cream
½ cup crumbled cooked bacon
¼ cup chopped scallions
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
Prick a potato with a fork then bake potatoes in oven on a cookie sheet until fork tender. Allow them to cool. Cut in half and scoop out half of the potato inside of each half. Leave some flesh inside the potato halves.
Take the scooped out potato filling and mix with cheddar cheese, half the scallions and bacon. Set aside.
Heat vegetable oil to 360-380 degrees F. Fry the potato halves until slightly crisp. Set aside on paper towels to drain excess oil.
Place potatoes on a parchment lined cookie sheet and load each potato half with potato cheese mixture.
Place potatoes in oven to bake 5-8 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
Top with a dollop of sour cream and remaining scallions and serve.