You are here: Home » Recipes » Baked Potato Soup Baked Potato Soup Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 6 to 8 servings Kids will love this tasty potato soup. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 large baking potatoes2/3 cup margarine2/3 cup flour6 cups milk3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese4 -- green onions, chopped (optional)8 ounces sour cream (optional) Instructions Bake the potatoes at 400F for 1 hour. Let stand until cool. Cut the potatoes into halves lengthwise. Scoop the pulp into a bowl and discard the potato skins. Melt the margarine in a saucepan over low heat. Add the flour gradually, stirring constantly. Cook over medium heat until the mixture is thick and bubbly, stirring constantly. Add the potato pulp, salt, pepper, 1/2 cup of the crumbled bacon and 1 cup of the cheese and mix well. Cook until heated through, adding additional milk if necessary to reach the desired consistency. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the green onions. Ladle into soup bowls. Sprinkle with the remaining bacon, the remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the remaining green onions. Top each serving with a dollop of sour cream. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler Texas, Inc. Ring Around the Rosie, A Collection of Children’s Recipes (Tyler, Tx., 2007).