Doris’ Potato Chip Cookies

Recipe provided by Carol Oliver from the Yarmouth Port Library cookbook, Cooking Along 6A.


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup margarine, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • cup crushed potato chips (not flavored)
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2.  Beat margarine and sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla and keep beating.  Add and mix the flour, crushed potato chips, and pecans.
  3.  Roll into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet 3 inches apart. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Makes 3 dozen delicious cookies that freeze beautifully.  Cape Cod Potato Chips work well in this recipe.

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