Baked Potato Volcano

Baked Potato Volcano

Yield: 3 potatoes


  • 3 potatoes
  • 9 slices  bacon
  • 3-4 ounces  cream cheese (1/2 block of an 8 oz or a 3 oz package)
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped green onion(handful)
  • 1 pinch red chili pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 slices  cheddar cheese
  • fresh parsley, if desired


  1. Bake the potatoes first. 425 degree oven for 45-60 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Scoop out about 1/3 of the potato (melon baller is suggested).
  3. Wrap bacon around potato, starting at base, about 3 strips per potato. Secure with toothpicks.
  4. Mix cream cheese, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, green onions, chilies, salt and pepper.
  5. Fill the potato with the cheese mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  7. Top with folded slice of cheddar per potato. Bake 5 minutes more to melt that cheese.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Cut in half to display the melting volcano.
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