Skip Nav
We Hacked Starbucks's New Unicorn Frappuccino
meal prep
21 #MealPrep Ideas That Are Anything but Boring
20 Dreamy Disney Wedding Cake Ideas to Fantasize Over

Taste Test: Kettle Baked Chips

In my larder, Kettle Chips are a regularly stocked item. My guy and I eat so many of the thick-cut, ultracrunchy, gourmet-flavored Death Valley Chipotle and Backyard Barbecue bags that I've tried, several times, to put a moratorium on any Kettle Chips in the house. You can probably guess how successful I was.

Then, right after the ultraheavy holidays, I received a package of Kettle's new baked chips. In my attempt to lighten up my diet, I thought the timing couldn't be better. To see what my sweetheart and I thought of them,


Kettle's baked chips come in four different flavors that mimic the regular potato chip flavors: Lightly Salted, Sea Salt and Vinegar, Hickory Honey Barbecue, and Aged White Cheddar; I tried the first two. My initial thought was that of disappointment: the baked chips aren't nearly as thick as their deep-fried counterparts, which means they have less of the signature Kettle crunch to them. And, like most baked chips, they lack that weightless, melt-in-your-mouth quality. Nevertheless, the chips are thicker than the average bag of potato chips, which gives them a crunchiness advantage. Each chip has just the right amount of seasoning, with flavors that prove consistent when compared to their deep-fried cousins.

My guy said he'll stick to the original, but I would say that when I'm looking to lighten up, I'll turn to these chips to hold me over. Have you tasted them yet?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
Ah man, kettle chips rock. Especially Sea Salt and Vinegar.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Kettle chips... :drool:
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i haven't had chips in so long, but i do remember trying kettle chips. i always think that they are worse for me than anything else given that they are so thick, but maybe that's not the case?
emalove emalove 8 years
I love this brand. The Sea Salt and Vinegar is my favorite...a little intense, but soooo good.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I LOOOVE Kettle chips. Much better than regular potato chips.
puddlesworth puddlesworth 8 years
the chips in the picture don't look very appetizing laying out on that filthy old cloth
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 8 years
oh man, "light" labels on junk food get me EVERY time!
caryatid caryatid 8 years
ugggh chips will be the death of me. the target archer farms wasabi mustard... soooooo good. i think the light version won't do it for me, should just go cold turkey.
Best New Snacks 2017
How Kettle Chips Are Made
Easy Chicken and Potatoes Dinner in an Instant Pot
Hazelnut Snickers Candy Bar
Carolina Reaper One Chip Challenge
Krispy Kreme Ghirardelli Doughnuts Review
Healthy Baked Potato Soup
Guy Fieri Potato Skins Recipe
Roasted Chickpeas With Cumin and Za'atar
Everything-Bagel Chips Recipe

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds