Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes

Air Fried Twice Baked Potatoes

I often talk about how great the Air Fryer is! I know you are curious, so check out this blog post for Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken. Honestly, with a little creativity (and good timing) you could do BOTH recipes in your air fryer. These Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes are very worth it.

A New Way to Cook (& Dave’s Journey to Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes)

One thing about moving into the fifth wheel was learning how to cook our favorites. Everything/anything is truly possible with an instant pot and an air fryer. For those wondering, we also have a single burner and an electric skillet. I enjoy having options when cooking! That single burner is a life saver for boxed mac and cheese nights.

Shall I get back to the air fryer? As you can imagine, necessity has forced our hand a bit into getting creative. Dave can spend hours imagining a new recipe. Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose. This one was a HUGE win. Shockingly, on the first try! More often than not cravings come from me. I ask for specific dinners and Dave does his best to accommodate me. However, this one? This was alllllll him. I just got to go along for the ride, and boy was it delicious.

Add a ham steak and green beans to your Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes and you’ve got yourself an award winning dinner. Amazingly and shockingly, our family of 4 also had enough for leftovers.

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Air Fryer Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes

A delicious and fun recipe for loaded twice baked potatoes using your air fryer. The potato skins are incredible by themselves and the insides are absolutely to die for.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer, potatoes, twice baked potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 340kcal
Cost: $8-10


  • Air Fryer
  • Large spoon
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Sharp Knife
  • Cheese grater
  • Cutting Board


  • 3 Medium/Large Russet Potatoes washed well
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 4 strips Bacon cooked
  • 3 Tbsp Butter sliced thin
  • 3-4 Green Onions sliced
  • ~1.5 cups Mild or Medium Cheddar Cheese shredded and divided into 2 piles
  • 1/8 tsp Salt potato skins
  • 1 tsp Salt potatoes
  • 1/8 Black Pepper potato skins
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder or granulated Garlic


Roast the Potatoes

  • Wash the potatoes well
  • Preheat your air fryer at 400° F for 5 minutes
  • Spray air fryer basket with olive oil
  • Spray potatoes with olive oil
  • Salt, pepper, and garlic powder the potatoes and rub evenly around the potato
  • Place the potatoes into the air fryer basket
  • Air fry the potatoes at 380°F for 20 minutes
  • Flip the potatoes and air fry for another 10 minutes at 380°F
  • Chop precooked bacon into small pieces
  • Let potatoes cool for 10 minutes

Twice Baked

  • Cut one potato in half and spoon the potato meat out of the skin putting the potato meat in a large mixing bowl
  • Chop the skin small and add to the potato meat in the bowl
  • Cut the other two potatoes in half
  • Carefully use a large dinner spoon to remove the potato meat from the potato skins without damaging the potato skins (save the potato skins) and add the potato meat to the mixing bowl
  • Add all other ingredients to the potatoes in the mixing bowl (butter, sour cream, 1/2 of the cheddar cheese, green onions, bacon, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper) and mix well
  • Stuff the saved potato skins with the potato mixture evenly and place the potatoes in the air fryer basket
  • Air fry the potatoes at 400°F for 5 minutes
  • Add the reserved cheddar cheese to the top of each potato, I pinch the cheese together with my fingers on the cutting board so it stays together on the tops of the potatoes
  • Air fry the potatoes for 2 minutes at 300°F to melt the cheese without burning it
  • Let the potatoes cool for about 10 minutes and then serve them with whatever is for dinner



Add or subtract anything you want to the potatoes.  Throw some taco meat in there to go with taco night.   


Serving: 0.5Potato | Calories: 340kcal

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