Apple-Cinnamon Tortilla Strips

Homey cinnamon sugar combines with apple jelly to glaze these tortilla strips with a flavor reminiscent of apple pie. For savory teriyaki-coated snacks, see variation. One low-fat flour tortilla contains one gram of fat.

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  • Servings: MAKES ABOUT 4 CUPS

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  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Four 6-inch low-fat flour tortillas, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • 2 tablespoons apple jelly, melted

How to make this recipe

  1. Variation

    Preheat the oven to 350°. Coat a nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. In a large bowl, toss the tortilla strips with the apple jelly and the cinnamon sugar. Spread the strips on the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for about 20 minutes, tossing occasionally, until golden. Let cool on the baking sheet.

  2. In a nonreactive saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons apple jelly with 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil and 1/2 teaspoon tabasco over moderate heat. Toss the tortilla strips with the glaze and bake as directed above.

Make Ahead

The tortilla strips can be stored in an airtight container for 1 week.


One cup Calories 112 kcal, Protein 2 gm, Carbohydrate 28 gm, Cholesterol 0, Total Fat 1 gm, Saturated Fat 0.

Contributed By Published March 1996

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