Potato Chip Cookies ala Aunt Dean

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Another from my high school graduation present, a handwritten cookbook from my Aunt Margie Dean (aka Dean).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 4 ingredients till creamy.
  2. Sift next 3 ingredients and add to the first mix.
  3. Add chips and nuts to that mix.
  4. Shape into small balls, press down on ungreased cookie sheet with a floured fork.
  5. Bake at 325 for 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

I made these cookies according to the recipe, using butter instead of the shortening and I used walnuts as no specific nut was suggested. The cookies were quite tasty. I think I would use pecans next time which seems to me to be a better mix with the saltiness of the potato chips. The cookies spread out quite thin while baking and were a little tricky to get off the cookie sheet. I think next time I would try butter-flavored Crisco instead of actual butter and that might help. Taste is quite yummy and the cookies are easy to make using ingredients that are readily available. I will make these again with the changes mentioned.

Just Call Me Martha January 27, 2003

I've been making these cookies for a couple years and I get many requests for them. I had combined two recipes that I read in the Milwaukee Journal. The only difference is I add one teaspoon vanilla after beating the butter, sugar and eggs. I also use walnuts, but only about 1/2 cup. If the dough is too sticky, you can chill it for 30 minutes or until firm enough to handle. I also let them cool for at least 30 seconds before removing them to a wire rack.

nranger7 December 18, 2004

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