'Chocolate Chip Cookies' on Serious Eats

American Classics: Potato Chip Cookies

I've written about Chocolate Covered Potato Chips for this column, but my first introduction to chocolate + potato chips came in the form of Potato Chip cookies. When Dad bought our family 101 Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies by Gwen W. Steege, my younger brother commandeered the book and insisted on making the potato chip cookies. This was sometime in the mid-to-late 90s. Sweet and salty desserts weren't nearly as mainstream as they are today. I thought 1) my brother was crazy and 2) potato chip cookies were some sort of nouveau cookie addition. I couldn't have been more wrong on both counts. More

American Classics: Monster Cookies

During my grade school days there was little doubt in my mind as to the supremacy of Monster Cookies. We're talking a face-sized peanut butter and oatmeal confection chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chips. Yes, M&Ms and chocolate chips. Did I mention the oatmeal and the peanut butter? Everything about these cookies was pure goodness. More

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