Introduction: Chocolaty Sweet and Salty Potato Chip Cookie

Here is a recipe to satisfy those sweet and salty taste buds! I appreciate this recipe because it is not overly sweet. This is an entry for the copy cat challenge. They are easy to make and tasty to eat! This is a recipe I found at: http://www.framedcooks.com/2012/08/chocolate-dipped-potato-chip-cookies.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chocolate-dipped-potato-chip-cookies

Step 1: Ingredients

INGREDIENTS
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup reduced fat potato chips, crushed fine (put them in a zippered plastic bag and roll them with a rolling pin to crush them
1/4 cup pecans, toasted and chopped very fine
1/4 teaspoon salt (yes, really! Don't leave it out.)
8 tablespoons butter, cut into 8 pieces and slightly softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
1 large egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
10 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate

Step 2: Utensils

Several mixing bowls
Measuring cups and spoons
Mixing spoon
Broiler or 2 different size pans to melt the chocolate
Cutting board not shown
Rolling pin
Cookie sheets
Spatula not shown
Mixer
Cooling rack optional
Serving plate
Parchment paper


 

Step 3: Prep Work

Place a few chips into a measuring cup.
Using your fist to break them up.
Do this until you have a little over 1/2 cup.
Pour the pieces into a zip lock bag.
Use the rolling pen to crush them smaller.
Add more if needed to make 1/2 cup of crushed potato chips.
 

Step 4: Line Cookie Sheet

Line the cookie sheet with Parchment paper.
Pre-heat oven 350F
 

Step 5: Nuts

Finely chop the pecans.
Lightly brown them on the stove top.

Step 6: Chocolate

I used 2 pans to broil the chocolate.
Fill the larger pan about 1/2  with water.
Place on the stove top.
Remove the wrappers from the chocolate and place them into the pan.
Set aside until time to melt the chocolate.

Step 7: Measure Ingredients

3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup reduced fat potato chips, crushed fine (put them in a zippered plastic bag and roll them with a rolling pin to crush them
1/4 cup pecans, toasted and chopped very fine
1/4 teaspoon salt (yes, really! Don't leave it out.)
8 tablespoons butter, cut into 8 pieces and slightly softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup confectioner's sugar

1 large egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
10 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate

 

Step 8: Mix Dry Ingredients

 
Combine potato chips, flour, pecans and salt in a bowl.
 

Step 9: Mix Butter

Beat butter and both sugars in a mixer until fluffy, about 3 minutes.Add egg and vanilla and beat until combined.

Step 10: Combine

Slowly add flour mixture until completely combined.

Step 11: Roll Into Balls

Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Flatten dough balls with your fingers until they are 1/4 inch thick. I made these by flattening as well as leaving them a ball.

Step 12: Bake

Bake for 5 minutes, rotate cookie sheet and bake for another 5 minutes, watching the cookies during the second 5 minutes to make sure they don't get too brown. 

Step 13: Cool

Cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet, then cool completely on a rack.

Step 14: Melt

Melt the chocolate slowly in a double boiler, stirring until smooth.
 

Step 15: Dip

Dip each cookie almost halfway in chocolate, place on a cookie sheet covered with waxed paper and refrigerate until chocolate has hardened.

Step 16: Sunshiine's Final Thoughts

These cookies certainly satisfied the sweet and salty cravings I sometimes have. I like sweets that aren't too sweet. The combination is satisfying.


In closing I would like to thank our instructables company, sponsors, authors, readers, and members; for making this community a great success! Many hours and hard work has been put into making this place the best DIY on the Internet. Have fun and thanks for stopping by!

Sunshiine
 

Comments

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mclare50 made it! (author)2013-12-12

Oh my gosh these look so amazing!!

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onrust made it! (author)2012-08-11

sweet and salty is the best :)

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-11

Thanks onrust! Hope your day is awesome!
Sunshiine

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Kitana Kellaway made it! (author)2012-08-06

Cookies!!!

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-06

And more in the making! : )

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Kitana Kellaway made it! (author)Kitana Kellaway2012-08-07

Yay love cookies!! send some over please

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Get ready for cyber delivery!

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Kitana Kellaway made it! (author)Kitana Kellaway2012-08-07

Yay Cyber delivery...What's Cyber delivery

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

I thought you would appreciate this!

vir·tu·al   [vur-choo-uhl] Show IPA
adjective
1.
being such in power, force, or effect, though not actually or expressly such: a virtual dependence on charity.
2.
Optics .
a.
noting an image formed by the apparent convergence of rays geometrically, but not actually, prolonged, as the image formed by a mirror ( opposed to real).
b.
noting a focus of a system forming virtual images.
3.
temporarily simulated or extended by computer software: a virtual disk in RAM; virtual memory on a hard disk.

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Kitana Kellaway made it! (author)Kitana Kellaway2012-08-07

Thanks? what does it mean???

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

There is no such a thing in real life that is cyber delivery. I use that term when I get a request for something I have made. I say OK I will send it cyber delivery. It is like a virtual cookie. You lick your PC screen. Just something I made up. Sunshiine

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Kitana Kellaway made it! (author)Kitana Kellaway2012-08-07

Cool

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Thanks!

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scpz made it! (author)2012-08-07

Some Fantastic images here, some really creative, some excellent timing.

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Is that because you have a salty sweet tooth? Thanks for commenting and have a splendorous day! Sunshiine

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)2012-08-06

Wow I HAVE to make these!

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-06

Thanks!

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)Dusk Shadows2012-08-06

It's ok it's true

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-06

I took it that way! Do you like sweet and salty? I like cookies but I don't like them real sweet.

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)Dusk Shadows2012-08-07

I think i rather sweat but i don't mind salty

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HMice made it! (author)HMice2012-08-07

Sweat? Isn't sweat salty? Lol (as in sweating, you spelt it wrong)

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)Dusk Shadows2012-08-07

Oh ok

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

I would add a tad bit of sugar then.

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)Dusk Shadows2012-08-07

ok

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Have a great day!

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Dusk Shadows made it! (author)Dusk Shadows2012-08-07

Thanks It's my big bros birthday today

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Wish him a happy day from Sunshiine!

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susanchen2011 made it! (author)2012-08-07

It looks great.

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-07

Thanks! I am glad you like it. Hope your having a great day!
sunshiine

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canucksgirl made it! (author)2012-08-06

OH YUM! These sound amazing. Can't wait to try them out. I love new recipes. Plus chips and cookies? How can you go wrong? :)

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-06

You can't go wrong! It is a perfect thing for that crazy appetite we get sometimes. Thanks for stopping by and have a nice evening!
sunshiine

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SHIFT! made it! (author)2012-08-06

Sunshiine, are you available for private catering services?

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sunshiine made it! (author)sunshiine2012-08-06

Oh my goodness shift . . . . . I love you humor! I can't provide private catering but how about cyber delivery to to your inbox????
Thanks for stopping by! I missed you!
Sunshiine

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