IT AIN'T EASY BEIN' CHEESY (BAKED TATORS)
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Makes: 4 Potatoes
Cheesy baked potatoes
baking potatoes - big'ns
Bacon slices, cooked, each broken into 4 pieces
Cheddar Cheese, cut into 24 thin slices, then halved
1. Heat oven to 450ºF.
2. Cut thin lengthwise slice off bottom of each potato; discard. Place 2 wooden spoons (so you don't cut through potato) on opposite long sides of 1 potato on cutting board. Cut potato crosswise into 24 thin slices, stopping when knife hits spoons. Repeat with remaining potatoes.
3. Microwave on HIGH 12 to 14 min. or until potatoes are almost tender. Place in foil-lined 13x9-inch pan. Bake 15 min. or until potatoes are tender. Remove from oven. Heat broiler.
4. Insert bacon pieces alternately with cheese slices between potato slices.
5. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 2 to 3 min. or until topping is lightly browned. Cut in half.
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