air fryer potato skins with cheese and bacon on top

Potato skins make a great appetizer or snack whether they’re for the family or a party. These air fryer potato skins are easy to make and delicious. They can easily be made dairy-free too! All you’ll need to make these potato skins is an air fryer, potatoes, cheese, bacon, and olive oil. The air fryer helps to make these potato skins a deliciously crisp snack!

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make Air Fryer Potato Skins

  • 5 potatoes
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese (use dairy-free cheese for a dairy free option)
  • 3 slices of bacon
  • 2-3 tbsp. of olive oil

How to Make these Potato Skins

To make this recipe start by washing all the potatoes. Then using a fork stab several holes around the entire potato. Be sure to repeat this for all the potatoes. You’ll want each potato to have quite a few holes. Coat each potato with a little olive oil and be sure to spread it on the entire potato. Place the potatoes in the air fryer for about 25-30 minutes at 400 degrees.

While the potatoes are cooking start cooking the 3 slices of bacon on the stove in a pan. Once the bacon is fully cooked chop it into small pieces for topping the potato skins.

Once the potatoes are cooked carefully remove from the air fryer. Cut the potatoes in half vertically. Using a spoon scoop out the centers of the potato halves. Lay all the potato skins out and top with cheese and cooked bacon. Place the potato skins back in the air fryer at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes or until done. Allow them to cool and enjoy!

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Helpful Tips for Making Air Fryer Potato Skins

  • Making these potato skins dairy-free can be quite simple. Just swap out the cheese for a dairy-free alternative and you’ll be enjoying dairy-free potato skins in no time.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to serve these potato skins at your next party or as a simple appetizer while watching some Sunday football.

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air fryer potato skins with cheese and bacon on top

Air Fryer Potato Skins

These air fryer potato skins are perfect for an appetizer, afternoon snack, or a party. They're topped with shredded cheese and bacon. This recipe can easily be made dairy-free by swapping out the shredded cheese for a dairy-free alternative. The air fryer helps to cook these potato skins to a crisp perfection!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 10 potato skins

Equipment

  • 1 air fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 5 potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Start by washing all the potatoes.
  • Then using a fork stab several holes around the entire potato. Be sure to repeat this for all the potatoes. You'll want each potato to have quite a few holes.
  • Coat each potato with a little olive oil and be sure to spread it on the entire potato.
  • Place the potatoes in the air fryer for about 25-30 minutes at 400.
  • While the potatoes are cooking start cooking the 3 slices of bacon on the stove in a pan. Once the bacon is fully cooked chop it into small pieces for topping the potato skins.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked carefully remove from the air fryer.
  • Cut the potatoes in half vertically.
  • Using a spoon scoop out the centers of the potato halves.
  • Lay all the potato skins out and top with cheese and cooked bacon.
  • Place the potato skins back in the air fryer at 400 for about 15 minutes or until done. Allow them to cool and enjoy!
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