Party Tricks and Recipes for Labor Day with Lay’s Potato Chips

Lay's Chocolate & Potato Chip Cookies

Lay’s Chocolate & Potato Chip Cookies

Embrace the last moments of a care-free summer by hosting a Labor Day picnic or barbecue bash. A Labor Day party is the perfect excuse to send off summer in a tasty way.

Here are some party tricks & recipes that will allow you and your guests to just sit back and ENJOY! 

Lay's Sour Cream & OnionSunChips OriginalWhen working on your menu, it’s important to remember that your guests will likely come with a whole host of differed taste buds. That is why, Lay’s and all of its flavor options makes for the perfect chip accompaniment whether you go for Sour Cream & Onion, BBQ or Original, grab a few bags and you’ll have everyone happy and indulging in delicious flavor in no time.

For your guests looking for great taste they can feel good about, SunChips is a must-have. With 18 grams of whole grains in each serving, they’re unexpectedly delicious with nutrition you can see. And with several great tasting flavors­ like Jalapeno Jack, Creamy Roasted Garlic and Parmesan & Herb­ your guests will be smiling too.

Beyond serving as a great snack or side, who knew that your favorite chips could also double up as the perfect ingredient in dips, sandwiches and even desserts! From creamy edamame puree dip to chocolate and potato chip cookies, impress friends with a new, tasty treat featuring their favorite chips. For example, ever on a search for just the perfect blend of sweet and salty? Try the chocolate and potato chip cookie recipe below so delicious, no one will be able to resist!

Chocolate and Potato Cookies
Try this recipe for a delicious twist on the traditional chocolate chip cookie!


  • Lay's Classic2 cups all-purpose gluten free baking flour or your favorite blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum or guar gum
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup canola oil or butter (chewy or crisp)
  • 2 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup miniature milk chocolate chips
  • 5 oz. LAY’S Classic Potato Chips (about 4 cups or 75 chips), processed till finely minced but not mealy


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Process 4 cups of LAY’S Classic Potato Chips and weigh until you have 5 oz. (about half the bag).
  • In a large bowl, whisk together baking powder, xanthan gum, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Stir in the brown sugar, and mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil (or butter), vanilla extract, agave and 5 tablespoons coffee.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until smooth. If the dough is too stiff, add more coffee as needed to soften. The finished dough should be thick.
  • Stir in potato chips.
  • Roll dough into walnut-sized balls and place two inches apart onto a sheet pan lined with parchment. Bake on the bottom rack for 15-17 minutes.
  • Remove from oven to cool for five minutes then transfer cookies to a cooling rack.
  • Repeat until all dough is used.

LaysLay’s potato chips is one of the billion-dollar brands that makes up Frito-Lay North America, the $13 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Lay’s by visiting or on Twitter at

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