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Chocolaty Sweet And Salty Potato Chip Cookie

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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
 
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Step 1: Ingredients

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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

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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

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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

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

Step 5: Nuts

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

Step 6: Chocolate

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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

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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

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

Step 9: Mix Butter

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

Step 10: Combine

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Slowly add flour mixture until completely combined.

Step 11: Roll Into Balls

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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

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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

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

Step 14: Melt

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

Step 15: Dip

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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

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


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Sunshiine
 
mclare501 year ago
Oh my gosh these look so amazing!!
onrust2 years ago
sweet and salty is the best :)
sunshiine (author)  onrust2 years ago
Thanks onrust! Hope your day is awesome!
Sunshiine
Cookies!!!
sunshiine (author)  Kitana Kellaway2 years ago
And more in the making! : )
Yay love cookies!! send some over please
sunshiine (author)  Kitana Kellaway2 years ago
Get ready for cyber delivery!
Yay Cyber delivery...What's Cyber delivery
sunshiine (author)  Kitana Kellaway2 years ago
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.
Thanks? what does it mean???
sunshiine (author)  Kitana Kellaway2 years ago
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
Cool
sunshiine (author)  Kitana Kellaway2 years ago
Thanks!
scpz2 years ago
Some Fantastic images here, some really creative, some excellent timing.
sunshiine (author)  scpz2 years ago
Is that because you have a salty sweet tooth? Thanks for commenting and have a splendorous day! Sunshiine
Wow I HAVE to make these!
sunshiine (author)  Dusk Shadows2 years ago
Thanks!
It's ok it's true
sunshiine (author)  Dusk Shadows2 years ago
I took it that way! Do you like sweet and salty? I like cookies but I don't like them real sweet.
I think i rather sweat but i don't mind salty
Sweat? Isn't sweat salty? Lol (as in sweating, you spelt it wrong)
Oh ok
sunshiine (author)  Dusk Shadows2 years ago
I would add a tad bit of sugar then.
ok
sunshiine (author)  Dusk Shadows2 years ago
Have a great day!
Thanks It's my big bros birthday today
sunshiine (author)  Dusk Shadows2 years ago
Wish him a happy day from Sunshiine!
It looks great.
sunshiine (author)  susanchen20112 years ago
Thanks! I am glad you like it. Hope your having a great day!
sunshiine
canucksgirl2 years ago
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? :)
sunshiine (author)  canucksgirl2 years ago
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
SHIFT!2 years ago
Sunshiine, are you available for private catering services?
sunshiine (author)  SHIFT!2 years ago
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