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Potato Chip Cookies

Potato Chip Cookies
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Makes 30 cookies| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus 1/2 cup more for coating
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup potato chips, crushed
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Cream the butter and 1/2 cup sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed. Lower to medium speed and add the vanilla. Add the flour and cinnamon to the butter mixture. Beat on low speed until incorporated. Fold in the potato chips and pecans.
  2. Form into approximately 1 1/2-inch balls. Dredge in the remaining sugar. Place on parchment- or foil-lined baking sheets, 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake until golden brown around the edges, about 13 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks.
By May, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 138Calories From Fat 54%
  • Calcium 6mg
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Cholesterol 16mg
  • Fat 8g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 1mg
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Sodium 18mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Oven
Set baking sheets in the center of the oven rack, two inches between them, so heat circulates evenly.

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