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Recipe from: The Daily Recipe
6 small baking potatoes, 4 to 5 inches long
¼ cup butter or margarine
¼ teaspoon paprika
pinch of pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Scrub potatoes, pat dry, and rub skins lightly with little of the butter. Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Bake potato until tender when pierced, about 45 minutes to 1 hour. When cool enough to handle, cut halves lengthwise and scoop out potato, leaving a thin shell about ⅛ inch thic Reserve potato for other dishes. Place skins on a baking sheet. Melt butter in a small pan with paprika and white pepper. Stir. Brush insides of potato skins with butter mixture. Bake potato skins until crisp and golden, about 18 to 20 minutes.
For variety, try adding grated Cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon, green onion or chives.