Potato Skin Recipes Just Keep Getting Better (PHOTOS)

In all kinds of exciting new flavors.

Potato skin recipes are easily one of the greatest appetizers in existence. They're basically just smaller versions of baked potatoes that you get to eat with your hands. It's pure genius.

Potato skins are typically loaded with cheese, bacon, chives and sour cream. Those fixings then rest atop a crispy and creamy potato (or sweet potato). This dish is already perfection, but we've found some recipes that take it to a whole new level. Think mac and cheese, chorizo and spinach-artichoke dip. While potato skins are a good appetizer for watching the game, they're also great for when you just want to eat loaded potatoes -- which for us, is always. If one-too-many orders of sad potato skins has you disagreeing with us, just take a look at how great they can be.

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Potato Skins Mac And Cheese
A Spicy Perspective
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Chorizo And Cheddar Potato Skins
Just A Taste
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Extreme Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins
Foodie With Family
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Spinach Artichoke Potato Skins
Live Love Pasta
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Reuben Style Potato Skins
Simple Comfort Food
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Bacon And Chipotle Gouda Potato Skins
Taylor Takes A Taste
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Southwestern Potato Skins
The Busty Baker
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Sweet Potato Skins With Sage Pesto And Bacon
Little Leopard Book
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Gyro Potato Skins
Simple Comfort Foods
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Chilli-Stuffed Potato Skins
Slimming Eats
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Loaded Turkey Santa Fe Baked Potato Skins
Skinny Taste
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Savory Sweet Potato Skins
How Sweet It Is
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Bacon Brie Potato Skins
Taylor Takes A Taste
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BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins
How Sweet It Is
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Turkey Chili Sweet Potato Sliders
Little Leopard Book
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Potato Skin Casserole
Juanita's Cocina
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Baked Potato Skins “Pepperoni Pizza”
Sea Salt With Food
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Western Omelet Potato Skins
Skinny Taste
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Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins
Skinny Taste
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Broccoli And Cheddar Potato Skins
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