Potato Chip Crunchies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Makes

about 8 dozen

When my family comes home, I like having treats ready for them. No matter what's on the cookie tray, these are always the first to vanish. —Dorothy Buiter, Worth, Illinois
Potato Chip Crunchies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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 1 cup potato chips.
  2. Drop 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie (calculated without optional chips): 77 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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