Twice-Baked Potato Casserole
"SouthernLiving - easy entertaining"
8 medium-size baking potatoes (4 pounds)
2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
1 (16 oz) container of sour cream
1 (8oz) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 cloves garlic minced - (we used 1/2 tsp minced garlic and thought it strong. Use 1/4tsp)
1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
4 green onions, chopped
Bake potatoes. Peel potatoes, and coarsely mash pulp with a potato masher. Stir in 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, sour cream, and next 7 ingredients. Spoon into a lightly greased 13 X 9 baking dish.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese, bacon and green onions. Yield: 8 servings.