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Potato Chip and Pecan Cookies Recipe

These treats get their crunch from potato chips and pecans. My grandson, Cameron, enjoys helping make these deliciously different cookies, which are a family favorite.—Dona McCloskey, Minerva, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour; beat just until combined. Stir in potato chips and nuts. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 232 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.