Baked Potato Soup
  • 4-5 large potatoes
  • 2/3 C. butter
  • 2/3 C flour
  • 1 1/2 qrts milk
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 2 C. crumbled bacon
  • 5 oz. grated cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake potatoes until tender. Melt butter in a saucepan. Slowly blend in flour with a wire whisk until throughly blended. Gradually add milk to the butter flour mixture, whisking constantly. Cut potatoes in half, scoop out the centers and set aside. chop hlf of the potato peels and discard the remainder. when milk mixture is very hot, whisk in potatoes. Add green onion and potato peels. Whisk well, add sour cream and crumbled bacon. Salt and pepper to taste. Add cheese a little at a time until melted.