Step 1: Ingredients
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
Measuring cups and spoons
Broiler or 2 different size pans to melt the chocolate
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Cooling rack optional
Step 3: Prep work
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 6: Chocolate
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.