12 Creative Recipes to Make With Potato Chips
Potato chips aren’t just for snacking anymore! These genius recipes turn your leftover chips into insanely satisfying mains, desserts and more.
Who doesn’t love a good sweet and salty combo? Drizzle your favorite chips with a bit of chocolate for a truly unique (but addictive) treat. Not sure which brand of potato chips to buy? Check out the brands our editors and the Taste of Home Test Kitchen recommend.
Just three offbeat ingredients add up to one unique, delectable, no-bake treat. These super-easy, sweet-and-salty candy clusters make for merry munching during holiday trips or parties. They travel well in containers without melting or getting soft. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma
This novel recipe is a fast and tasty change from fried chicken.—Sister Judith LaBrozzi, Canton, Ohio
Can’t decide whether to bring chips or cookies to the tailgate? These crisp and buttery cookies make plenty for the crowd, and will keep people guessing the secret ingredient. —Rachel Roberts, Lemoore, California
These savory little pies may be made with simple convenience items, but I’m just as confident serving them to drop-in company as I am to my husband and three boys. —Ellen Osborne, Clarksville, Tennessee
Make sure to include this easy dish on your menu—it’s a great way to use up leftover hard-cooked eggs. My casserole is perfect for fixing up the night before, if you leave off the potato chips. Right before you put it in the oven, sprinkle the chips on top.—Mavis McBride, Mesa, Arizona
Once you taste this fabulous dip, you’ll never go back to store-bought french onion dip. While it takes a little longer to make, I promise it’s worth every minute. —Kelly Gardner, Alton, Illinois
Game day calls for something bold. I top potato chips with tomatoes, bacon and tangy blue cheese. I make two big pans, and they always disappear. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Whenever I give these candies as gifts or serve them to guests, they’re conversation starters! The savory-sweet combination makes a tempting treat. —Marcille Meyer, Battle Creek, Nebraska
These crunch-coated chicken tenders are a little sweet, a little tangy and a whole lot of fun. In half an hour, your family’s new favorite dish is ready to eat. When I have extra time, I roast garlic and add it to the sauce. —Andreann Geise, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Salty-sweet, crunchy-chewy, so many sensations in one delectable bite. This is the absolute easiest recipe to make! Both kids and adults will be reaching for this goodie. —Leigh Ann Stewart, Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Take one all-American patty and load it up Idaho-style with Kettle-style potato chips and onion dip.