Cinnamon Crispas

If you want a snack that’s easy, fast, not a lot of fuss, you gotta make these!  They are a great after school snack, or a late night snack, or a snack just about any time.  Great after having mexican for dinner, or even after pizza!  You don’t have to be a baker to make these, or an experienced cook, you can be a beginner. You will have an entire package of flour tortillas fried up in under 30 minutes! 




1 cup canola or vegetable oil  (I use more oil than this…about 2-3 inches deep).
8-10 small flour tortillas
1 cup sugar
1 T. cinnamon


Cut each tortilla into eight triangles. Heat oil in a shallow fry pan over medium-high heat. To see if the oil is hot enough, drop a small piece of tortilla in the oil. If it starts to sizzle, you can start cooking.

Place a single layer of tortilla triangles in the hot oil. When they start to lightly brown, flip with tongs.

When the other side turns golden, remove to a paper towel-lined plate or pan. Allow to cool and continue cooking the rest of the tortillas.

Pour sugar and cinnamon into a large Ziploc bag and shake to mix evenly. Place a handful of tortillas into the bag and shake to coat each crispa evenly. Shake off excess sugar and place on a plate. Continue until all of the triangles are coated.

Note: *

If you want a lighter version, you can bake them at 400F for approximately 4 to 6 minutes.  If you still want them baked, but with more flavor, brush each tortilla strip with melted butter before frying.

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