Monday, February 15, 2010

Monday Mixing: Potato Chip Cookies

Potato chips seem like an odd ingredient for a cookie but this combination of salty and sweet is irresistible. These goodies were included in my holiday cookie platters and were very well-liked.

Source: Mom Bartow
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/3 cup plain potato chips, finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped and toasted
  • 1/2 cup sugar (set aside)
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. In a large bowl, beat sugar, butter, egg yolk, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  3. Add flour to the sugar mixture. Mix well.
  4. Add crushed potato chips and nuts and stir by hand.
  5. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. 
  6. Dip the bottom of a glass into the set-aside sugar and flatten the balls.
  7. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

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