I found Google Operating System’s post about the Chrome App Launcher. Here’s my experience with getting it to work.
First, I found that I needed to install a “Desktop Web App”. So, I picked up one from the Chrome Web Store. It needed to be one from the “For Your Desktop” Collection. I decided to try out the Pocket app.
Before installing that app, this didn’t work. Afterward, I was able to search for “Chrome App Launcher”.
Here’s what it looked like when it opened:
To get it to stay where I could easily click on it, I right clicked on it’s icon and selected “Lock to Launcher”.