Cinnamon Sugar Tips

About a week ago my family was all out, as an artist my husband took our daughter out to draw out in nature. He’s so considerate. With it being only me, I didn’t want to make a big fuss for breakfast, I wanted french toast but I didn’t want to take all that time to make the batter and wait for it to cook. So I had an idea to cook some tortilla wraps on a skillet, it didn’t work well, but when I added a bit  of oil and fried the tortillas magic happened. Try it you’ll see what I mean.

First I took an average soft flour tortilla and cut it into triangles using a pizza cutter.

Note: you want flour tortillas because if you use cor tortillas you will end up with cinnamon sugar chips, totally different dish.

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Next carefully place several of the tips in a pan with hot oil. You will want to put them in a single layer because you will need to flip them when the edges start to brown, after approximately 15 seconds.

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Let them brown on the other side for about 15 seconds.  before removing

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Top with cinnamon sugar mixture immediately after removing from the hot oil.

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That’s it, How simple was that. Served with some mixed berries and cool whip this is an absolutely delectable breakfast.

Now for the simple instructions

Ingredients 

3 Tortillas

3-4 cups Vegetable oil (enough to cover the bottom of the pan for frying)

1 tsp  Cinnamon

4-6 tsp  Sugar

Cut the tortillas like you would a pizza, and then cut them again because you don’t want them to big. while you’re doing this heat your oil until a wooden spoon dipped in the oil causes bubbles, or until a you test a piece of tortilla and it crisps in about 15 seconds. While your oil is heating is a great time to make the cinnamon sugar mixture. combine 1 tsp  cinnamon with 4 – 6 tsp sugar, mix well. Now that the oils ready place 5-8 strips in a single layer in the oil. wait until the edges turn golden then flip. Wait about 15-20 seconds and remove. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the tortilla tips immediately after removal, continue until all tortillas are cooked. top with berries and cool whip for a delicious breakfast.

This also makes a delicious dinner if you skip the cinnamon sugar and top it with beef and cheese tomatoes and lettuce. I can’t wait to see your variations. And I hope you enjoy.

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