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Taro Chip Cookies

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Taro Chip Cookies

Taro chip cookies, Hawaii's answer to the popular potato chip cookies. These cookies have the perfect combination of crunchy, sweet and salty.
Posted By: Frank Abraham
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Christmas, Cookies, Local
Calories 5500 kcal


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 2 cups flour sifted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup Island Princess macadamia nuts chopped
  • 2 cups fried taro chips finely crushed


  • Preheat oven 325 degrees.
  •  In a large mixing bowl, cream together shortening and both sugars. Add eggs and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt and baking soda and gradually add to butter sugar mixture.
  • Next, add vanilla and fold in crushed chips and nuts. Shape into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.  
  • Gently flatten cookie dough with a fork or bottom of a glass.  Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.  
  • Cool for 5 minutes, then allow to cool on brown paper bags or paper towels.


Calories: 5500kcalCarbohydrates: 723gProtein: 62gFat: 277gSaturated Fat: 53gPolyunsaturated Fat: 48gMonounsaturated Fat: 158gTrans Fat: 14gCholesterol: 341mgSodium: 4647mgPotassium: 3387mgFiber: 24gSugar: 427gVitamin A: 673IUVitamin B1: 4mgVitamin B5: 12mgVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 562mgIron: 22mg
Keyword taro chip cookies, cookies recipe, potato chip cookies, cookies, sweet and salty recipe
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