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Potato Chip Crunchies

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 8 dozen

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

  • 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.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 1-1/2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. If desired, top cookies with additional chips.
  • 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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