Cheesy hasselback potato recipe

Amy Vowles

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Potatoes are a delicious side dish to any meal, but plain baked potatoes can become boring after a while. Hasselback potatoes are easy to make with twice the flavor of an ordinary baked potato!

Cheesy hasselback potato recipe

Cheesy hasselback potato recipe

Serves 4


  • 4 medium russet potatoes
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 8 tablespoons softened butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, salt and garlic powder.
  3. Brush the olive oil mixture on the outside of the potatoes.
  4. Place the potatoes on a cutting board and slice them crosswise in 1/4-inch slices, stopping about 3/4 of the way down the potato.
  5. Slice the cheddar cheese into thin slices. Slide a cheddar cheese slice into every other slit in the potatoes.
  6. Slice the butter into thin slices, and place a slice of butter into the remaining slits in the potatoes.
  7. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake in the oven at 400 degrees F or 30 to 40 minutes until the insides are tender and the cheese is lightly browned.

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Amy Vowles
Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.