Sweet & Salty Pecan Cookies
Sweet & Salty Pecan Cookies Recipe

Sweet & Salty Pecan Cookies

A surprise addition of crushed potato chips adds a subtle crunch to a traditional cookie.

30 min
1 hr 25 min


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup finely chopped pecans

1/2 cup finely crushed potato chips


Sugar or coarse grain sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour, pecans and potato chips; beat until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are just set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire cooling rack. Cool completely.

Tip #1

Use decorator sanding sugar instead of white sugar to vary the appearance.


6Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
40Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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