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17-12-2007, 09:12 AM
This is a great way to make baked potatoes into a special treat and children will have a lot of fun helping you decorate them.

4 medium potatoes with a good round shape (approx. 175g/6oz each)
For filling 1:
2 tbsp cream cheese
4 tbsp milk
a generous knob of butter
40g/1½oz cheddar cheese, grated
1 tbsp snipped chives
salt and freshly ground black pepper
For filling 2:
½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp tomato ketchup
a knob of butter
150g/5oz tin baked beans
4 chipolata sausages
frozen peas, for the eyes
cherry tomatoes, for the nose
twirly-shaped potato snacks, for the antlers

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
2. Wash the potatoes, pat dry and prick the skins a few times with a fork. Bake in a preheated oven for 45-50 minutes until soft.
3. Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the flesh.
4. Filling 1: mash together with the cream cheese, milk, butter, cheddar cheese and chives, season to taste and spoon this mixture back into the skins.
5.Filling 2: mash the potato flesh together with a knob of butter, the tomato ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and season to taste.
6. Cut the sausages into bite-sized pieces and mix into the potatoes together with the baked beans.
7. Heat through and decorate as Rudolph using a cherry tomato for the nose, peas for the eyes and potato snacks for the antlers.

17-12-2007, 02:19 PM
Thank you for all of your Christmas recipe ideas Angel.