Potato Chip Cookies

Submitted By: Patsy Lansford


  • 1 pound soft butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 overflowing tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed potato chips
  • 11/2 cups chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350°. Cream together thoroughly butter, sugar, and vanilla. Add flour, potato chips, and pecans. Roll into balls the size of a walnut. Place on buttered cookie sheet. Flatten with hands or fork, allowing room for them to spread in baking. Bake for 12 minutes. Cool slightly and then loosen with spatula but do not remove until frosted.
3 tablespoons soft butter
Juice of 1/2 orange
2 tablespoons lemon extract
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
Mix all ingredients together until frosting is spreadable. Add a touch of water if necessary. Frost each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon frosting.