Halloween Bonfire Potatoes

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1hr 20mins
8 Potatoes with topping

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 medium potatoes, same size and shape, foil wrapped and 3/4 cooked
  • Chili Beef topping
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder (or less depending how spicy you want it 1 Dash of chili sauce (if you like it hot)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans chili con carne with beans (I prefer Nalleys)
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Bake your potatoes until they are almost cooked.
  2. About 35 min at 375°F - you can do this ahead of time.
  3. ------Make the stuffing-------------.
  4. In a skillet fry the ground beef, crumbling it as you cook.
  5. Drain off all the fat.
  6. Stir in the chili powder, salt & chili sauce and continue cooking.
  7. When fully cooked, stir in the chili con carne.
  8. You can reheat just before you are serving.
  9. When you have the bonfire going, place the partially baked potatoes around the edge of the fire.
  10. Each child is responsible for their own potato (watch them closely so they don't burn).
  11. You can also have each potato on a metal hot dog stick so it is easier and safer for the children to turn the potatoes.
  12. When cooked, top with the chili & cheese and enjoy.

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