In 'Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining' by Beth Hensperger; Fond memories from childhood eating Frito pie. My kids love it, too. You must use regular Fritos. The larger ones are too big to eat easily with the chili on top and soften too quickly. The flavored Fritos compete with the flavors of the chili and regular tortilla chips will quickly get soggy.