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twice smoked potatoes
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5 from 2 votes

Twice Smoked Potatoes

Here is our smokey spin on your traditional twiced baked potatoes.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Cooling time20 mins
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Keyword: potato, twice baked potato
Servings: 8
Calories: 569kcal
Author: David Gafford


  • stand mixer
  • Smoker


  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tb. butter
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tb. fresh chives chopped
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 2 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Lay bacon on a wire cooking rack placed on a foil wrapped cookie sheet and smoke at 300 degrees for about 60-90 minutes, until desired crispiness.
  • Bake potatoes unwrapped in a 350 degree oven for 60-90 minutes depending on the size of the potato. Test for doneness by poking a fork into it.
  • Allow potatoes to cool just long enough to be comfortably handled, but no more.
  • Slice potatoes in half the long way. Scoop the insides of the potato out into a mixing bowl, being careful to leave the skins in tact. Place the potato skin "boats" in an aluminum foil pan and set aside.
  • Using a whisk attachment in a stand mixer, whip the potatoes along with the butter, heavy whipping cream, sour cream, salt and pepper.
  • Once you've reached your desired texture (whether you like them more whipped or lumpy), stir in remaining ingredients of chives, scallions, crumbled smoked bacon, and 1 cup shredded cheese until blended thoroughly.
  • Spoon potato mixture back into the potato skin boats. Top with remaining shredded cheese.
  • Place the pans of potatoes into your 300 degree smoker for about 45 minutes to an hour.
  • (optional) Top potatoes with additional smoked bacon.



We recommend smoking the bacon and potatoes with pecan wood or apple wood.


Calories: 569kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 606mg | Potassium: 649mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1013IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 1mg