Craving something crispy, cheesy, filled with flavor and perfect for parties? Let me introduce you to my Loaded Tater Tots Appetizer recipe! Everyone will love these delicious handheld cups of crunchy tots that are filled with classic favorite toppings.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword loaded tater tots, muffin tin tater tots, tater tots, tater tots appetizer
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Muffin pan, regular or mini sized
48-60frozen tater tots(16-oz bag)
3/4cupcheddar cheese, shredded
4slicesbacon, cooked and crumbled
2green onions, sliced(green part only)
Preheat oven to 450ºF. Spray muffin pan cups with cooking spray.
For mini-sized muffin pan: Place 2-3 tater tots in each muffin cup.
For regular sized muffin pan: Place 4-5 tater tots in each muffin cup.
Place on bottom oven rack and bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
Spray bottom of shot glass or small juice glass with cooking spray. Use it (in twisting motion) to press tater tots in each muffin cup to make potato cup. Return to oven; bake additional 15 minutes or until deep golden brown.
Add 1 Tablespoon of cheese to each potato cups. Bake 4-5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted. Transfer to platter and let cool for 5 minutes.
Add sour cream, bacon, and green onion to each tater tot cup. Serve warm.