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Potato Chip Crunchies Recipe
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Potato Chip Crunchies Recipe

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I usually have all sorts of baked goodies waiting for my family when they come home for the holidays. No matter how fancy the other cookies are, these are usually the first to go.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:96 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 96 servings


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed potato chips
  • Additional crushed potato chips, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in pecans and potato chips.
  2. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 1-1/2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. If desired, top cookies with additional chips.
  3. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Potato Chip Crunchies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p37

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Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"Wow! Who would have thought? Easy and delicious too! With Potato chips no less! My husband loved these and they really are like Pecan Sandies; only better."

Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"[quote user="sauceen"]

back again...can someone tell me why i can not print some recipes,like this one??????click on and does not work????i know this off the recipe,but i really want to know what to do to get them....thanks sauceen
I always highlight and cut and paste into a word document.  That way I can adjust the recipe or add other ingredients.  I then save it to my own file in recipes.  I've found that when I use the print option on recipe sights, I wind up having other things printed that I don't need, thus wasting ink!  Hope this helps.

Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"The cookie did not live up to my expectations. I would spend my ingredients on a much better recipe!"

Reviewed Sep. 5, 2009

"These have been my families favorite for years. I have to make them for every holiday. I've even added chocolate chips"

Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

"These potatoe chip cookies are wonderful! My Favorite! So easy and so very good!"

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