Monday
May212012

Potato Chip Cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1½ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup crushed fresh potato chips (or pretzels)
½ cup finely chopped pecans
Powdered sugar
 
Combine butter and the 1 cup powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Add egg yolk and vanilla and beat till well mixed.  Gradually beat in flour. Stir in potato chips and pecans with a wooden spoon. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.  Bake in a 350-degree oven for about 10 minutes. Pull parchment paper with cookies off of baking sheet to cool. While cookies are still warm, sift with powdered sugar. Store in airtight containers.
Makes about 40.  

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