Baked Potato Salad

Baked Potato Salad

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

2 tablespoons dried chopped chives, divided

8 strips bacon, cooked crisp and chopped, divided

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

4 large russet potatoes

Combine mayonnaise and sour cream together in a medium bowl; stir until blended. Mix in 1 tablespoon chives, the cheddar cheese, and about 3/4 of the bacon, reserving the rest of the bacon and chives for garnish. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Peel potatoes and cube into 1/2-inch pieces. Cook the potatoes in salted water until fork tender; drain and cool slightly. Place potatoes in a large dish and combine with the dressing mixture. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Garnish with the remaining 1 tablespoon chives and remaining bacon. Serve warm or chilled.