Ingredients:
 
6 lbs baking potatoes
10 ounces sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup bacon bits
1/2 cup butter melted
1 (1 ounce) envelope ranch dressing mix
 
Method:
 
preheat oven to 450°F
scrub potatoes and prick with a fork
bake 1 hour
let potatoes cool
peel (if desired) and cut into chunks
preheat oven to 350°F
in a large bowl combine remaining ingredients
add potatoes and toss gently
spoon into a 10×12-inch baking dish
Bake 30-40 minutes or until hot and bubbly