• 14 Ratings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Scrub potatoes thoroughly with a brush; pat dry. Prick potatoes with a fork. (If desired, for soft skins, rub potatoes with shortening or wrap each potato in foil).

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  • Bake for 40 to 60 minutes (or in a 350°F oven for 70 to 80 minutes) or until tender. To serve, roll each potato gently under a towel to loosen the insides. Using a knife, cut an X in top of each potato. Press in and up on the ends of each potato to open potato.

Baked Sweet Potatoes:

Prepare as directed, except substitute sweet potatoes or yams for the baking potatoes. If desired, serve sweet potatoes with butter and brown sugar or cinnamon-sugar.Nutrition Facts per serving: 146 cal., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat; 0 g trans fat), 0 mg chol., 94 mg sodium, 34 g carbo., 5 g fiber, 3 g pro.Exchanges: 2 Starch

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; total fatg; saturated fatg; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 17mg; potassium 1419mg; carbohydrates 61g; fiber 4g; sugar 2g; protein 7g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin aRE; vitamin a 3IU; vitamin c 19mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 4mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 48mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 44mg; iron 3mg.


14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1