100 Favorite Dishes

100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 74, The Couch Potato Cookie at Fluff Bake Bar

Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, most indicative of our ever-changing food scene. It's a list of personal favorites, things she thinks any visitor or Houstonian ought to try at least once and dishes that are uniquely Houstonian.

Though pastry chef Rebecca Masson doesn't have a storefront--yet--her goodies are available at spots all over town. From Southside Espresso to Revival Market to Max's Wine Dive, Fluff Bake Bar's cookies, Cup|Cakes and macarons sure are treats when you stumble across them (or, as I do, seek them out) from area coffee shops and eateries.

One of the more unusual offerings on a menu of old school treats like hobnobs, fluffernutters and moon pies is an invention Masson calls the "Couch Potato." I recently brought some of these cookies to the office (mostly for me), and I attempted to share them with my coworkers. When I explained the ingredients to them, most turned up their noses.

"Potato chips...? In a cookie...?"

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Kaitlin Steinberg