Mouthwatering, tender, cheesy baked baby potatoes are loaded up with bacon and cooked in your favorite BBQ sauce using easy foil packets for zero clean up! This ultimate side dish is perfect for the oven, grill, even a campfire!

 

Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets

Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets Scripture- Psalm 35:27

 

What You Need To Make Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets

  • aluminum foil
  • non stick cooking spray
  • baby, or “little,” potatoes
  • butter
  • thick sliced bacon
  • grated cheddar cheese
  • your favorite BBQ sauce (or make your own)
  • sour cream
  • green onions

 

Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets Ingredients

It’s hard to beat the soft & tender way baby potatoes bake right up using foil packets.  It’s just too easy! 

  • Spray foil squares with non stick cooking spray to keep your potatoes from sticking to the aluminum foil while cooking.
  • Load your foil with potatoes, then dot them with a pat of butter.
  • Sprinkle with bacon & cheese.  Drizzle with BBQ Sauce.
  • Seal up your packet tightly to keep in all the flavors, steam & goodness as your potatoes cook! 
  • Making these packets assembly line style is the easiest way to get it done quick, quick!  This is also a great way to get family members or little ones involved in making this deliciously cheesy dish.

 

Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets opened

The aromas that burst forth when you cut open the packets let you know that your potatoes have bubbled, baked and soaked up loads of taste while all bundled up.  Serve them right in their foil packets for something fun, plus easy clean up, and you’ve got a family favorite in the making!

 

Of course, you can’t serve them without toppings.  What would be the fun in that?  Use any leftover bacon, plus a dollop sour cream and a smattering green onions to complete the experience  And what a taste experience it is!

 

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Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets

Cheesy BBQ Bacon Potato Foil Packets

Mouthwatering cheesy potatoes loaded with bacon & cooked tender in your favorite BBQ sauce with easy foil packets makes the ultimate side dish with no clean up! Perfect for oven, grill, even the campfire!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Recipe, grilling
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 packets

Equipment

  • aluminum foil
  • non stick cooking spray

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb baby gold potatoes, cut in halves
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 6-8 slices thick cut bacon, cooked & rough chopped
  • 1/2 C BBQ sauce
  • 1 C grated cheddar cheese, heaping
  • sour cream & 3-4 chopped green onions as toppings

Instructions

  • Preheat oven or grill to 400° Fahrenheit.
  • While oven preheats, tear off 8 approx. 12 inch x 12 inch squares of aluminum foil.
  • Spray 4 of the foil squares with cooking spray. Add 1 C potato halves to each sprayed foil square. Top each with 1 Tbsp butter, cut into smaller pieces and dotted around the potatoes. Sprinkle each with approx. 1-1.5 slices chopped bacon and a generous 1/4 C cheese. Finish by drizzling each with 1-2 Tbsp BBQ sauce.
  • Tent the remaining unsprayed foil squares over each pile of potatoes. Fold edges of foil tops and bottoms together to create a packet. Place all packets on one cookie sheet to cook in oven. If cooking on grill, simply place packets on grill.
  • Cook for 30 minutes. Cut foil packets down the center to open. Top with sour cream and green onions and serve.

 

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Mouthwatering cheesy potatoes loaded with bacon and cooked with your favorite BBQ sauce in foil packets makes the ultimate side dish with no clean up! Perfect for the oven, grill, even a campfire!

Mouthwatering cheesy potatoes loaded with bacon and cooked with your favorite BBQ sauce in foil packets makes the ultimate side dish with no clean up! Perfect for the oven, grill, even a campfire!

 

Mouthwatering cheesy potatoes loaded with bacon and cooked with your favorite BBQ sauce in foil packets makes the ultimate side dish with no clean up! Perfect for the oven, grill, even a campfire!