Fried Cinnamon Strips


In this dessert, flour tortilla strips are deep-fried and then coated with cinnamon and sugar for a quick, crunchy snack.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Additional Time:
19 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 10 (8 inch) flour tortillas

  • 3 cups oil for frying


  1. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal and toss to mix.

  2. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Fry 4 or 5 tortilla strips until golden brown, about 30 seconds. Drain on paper towels.

  3. While still warm, place fried tortillas in a bag and shake to coat with sugar mixture. Serve at once or store in an airtight container.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

82 Calories
3g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 18mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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