Jan's Potato Chip Cookies


  • ½ pound butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 cup crushed plain potato chips, salted
  • ½ cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)
  • powdered sugar for sprinkling on top


Cream butter or margarine. Slowly add in sugar and beat until light in color and texture. Add flour gradually. Add potato chips and nuts, blending well. Chill dough for about 30 minutes or until dough is firm enough to shape. Shape into balls, approximately 1 to 1 ½ inches in diameter. Place on slightly greased or parchment-lined cookie sheet. cookie sheet. Flatten cookie with fork dipped in cold water. Keep dough chilled until ready to bake. Bake at 325 degrees for 17-20 minutes or until slightly browned. When cookies are cool, sift powdered sugar over top.

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Jan’s Notes: To crush potato chips, place in mini-food processor or roll over the bag of chips with rolling pin until finely ground.