Ingredients:4 medium sweet potatoes1 tbsp. olive oil1/4 c. milk1/4 tsp. saltground pepper, to taste1 c. shredded cheese 4 strips bacon, cooked until crispy, and crumbledsour cream and chopped chives for servingDirections:Preheat oven to 400F degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Pierce each sweet potato a few times and bake for 40-50 minutes or until soft. Allow the potatoes to cool slightly. Slice potatoes in half lengthwise.Reduce oven temperature to 375F degrees. Scoop out sweet potato, leaving a thin layer of sweet potato inside, and add to a medium bowl. Place skins back on the baking sheet face up, drizzle with olive oil and bake for 10 minutes.Mash the sweet potato with milk, salt, and pepper until smooth and creamy. After 10 minutes, remove the skins from the oven. Fill each with an equal amount of mashed sweet potato and top each with cheese. Bake for 15 minutes until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and top with bacon. Serve with sour cream and chopped chives, if desired.
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