Cream together the butter and the sugar. Add flour gradually and stir well. Add vanilla, coconut, butter and lemon extract along with the crushed potato chips. Mix well. Fold in the pecans.
Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets and flatten with the palm of your hand. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and bake at 350 degrees F. for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
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Recipe courtesy of Richard Booker of Hampton,VA, for FoodTV.com's Potato Championship Cook-Off