Smashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheese

Smashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheese

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with these Smashed Potatoes. These potatoes are boiled until tender, then smashed, topped with bacon and cheese, and baked to golden perfection. They make a satisfying side dish or appetizer that's bursting with flavor.
Prep10 minutes
Cook35 minutes
Course Appetizer
Variety Fav(s) Sunburst Blend™
Cook Type Oven, Stove Top
Dish Type Party Food
Quick, Easy, Convenient 7 Ingredients or Less
Season Fall, Spring, Winter
Bite Size 2-Bite


  • 24 oz. Tasteful Selections® potatoes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Cooked crumbled bacon
  • Sour Cream, optional topping


  • Preheat oven to 450-degrees. Place potatoes in a large pot of salted water. Bring to a boil; cook covered for 15-20 minutes, until fork-tender. Drain well.
  • Arrange potatoes on a baking sheet and use a glass to LIGHTLY flatten the potatoes in one piece (be careful not to mash them).
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, cheese, and cooked crumbled bacon. Bake until they are golden and crispy, about 10-15 minutes. Serve with sour cream or desired sauce.