roasted potato bites
12, 2" red potaoes, unpeeled
1 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
4 oz chive and onion cream cheese spread
3 tbsp. sour cream
Optional toppings such as grated cheddar cheese, bacon bits and snipped fresh chives
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. cut potatoes in 1/2 croosswise. cut thin slice off bottom of each potato half. carefully scoop out a small amount of pulp from each potato half. combine oil, garlic pressed, salt and pepper. Add potato halves; toss to coat.
Place potato halves, hollowed side down, on baking sheet. bake 30-32 minutes or until golden brown and tender. remove from oven; cool slightly.
Combine cream cheese spread and sour cream; whisk until smooth. fill each potato half with mixture and add desired toppings.