The fun of this recipe is that it can be tailored to your tastes. I'm a 'throw it in and see how it turns out' kind of cook, so please adjust the recipe to fit your own tastes. This recipe is best used immediately, as fresh fruit doesn't keep well in the refrigerator. If you prefer baked cinnamon chips, arrange the tortilla triangles in a single layer on a lightly greased baking sheet. Spray with cooking spray, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon, and bake 5 to 10 minutes in an oven preheated to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Watch them closely so they don't burn!

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
25 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
32
Yield:
32 servings
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Ingredients

32
Original recipe yields 32 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, mix together Fuji apple, strawberries, kiwis, bananas, lime juice, white sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 20 minutes.

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  • Heat oil in a medium heavy saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Slice flour tortillas into triangles. Carefully place tortilla triangles into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

  • Place white sugar and cinnamon in a large ziplock plastic bag. Drop fried tortilla triangles into the bag and shake to coat.

  • Serve the cinnamon chips warm with the chilled fruit salsa.

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

70 calories; protein 1.3g 3% DV; carbohydrates 12.5g 4% DV; fat 1.8g 3% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 86.2mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
03/15/2004
Delicious tortillas but it's not necessary to fry these. I lightly brushed melted butter over the tortillas sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and just baked. The sugar caramalized beautifully and the kids said they tasted like Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. Due to fruit allergies I had to eliminate the apples and kiwi but it was still wonderful just with the berries and bananas. If you have any leftover chips use them as a base and top with caramel swirl icecream caramel sauce chocolate whipped cream and a few chocolate curls. Makes a really pretty presentation! Thanks Crissy! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
08/11/2011
i loved these chips but i didn't make the salsa. instead of frying the chips i sprinkled the chips with cinnamon and sugar and baked them in the oven on 375 degrees farenheit for 4 1/2 minutes. very good! Read More
(10)
195 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 143
  • 4 star values: 41
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
03/15/2004
Delicious tortillas but it's not necessary to fry these. I lightly brushed melted butter over the tortillas sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and just baked. The sugar caramalized beautifully and the kids said they tasted like Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. Due to fruit allergies I had to eliminate the apples and kiwi but it was still wonderful just with the berries and bananas. If you have any leftover chips use them as a base and top with caramel swirl icecream caramel sauce chocolate whipped cream and a few chocolate curls. Makes a really pretty presentation! Thanks Crissy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/04/2006
I too sprayed my chips w/ butter flavor spray & then sprinkled w/ cinamon sugar & baked at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. I added blueberries to the mix & I didn't peel my apple. The only thing I iwll do differently next time is dip the apple pieces in some lemon juice to prevent discoloring. My guests really enjoyed this...thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Also added: fresh pineapple red grapes pears and mandrin oranges didn't use banana though. Used Fruit Fresh too to keep colors bright. This is an awesome appetizer to serve guests tastes like fresh fruit pie. Chopping isn't too tedious if you used a chopper (mine is by Pampered Chef) kids love to help chop. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/23/2012
Wow! This needs to come with a warning: Highly Addictive! This was a beautiful combination of colors and flavors. And no matter what assortment of fresh fruit you use it's bound to be good so use your favorites and use the recipe as a guide. I added chopped peaches to mine I baked the chips vs. frying to keep this a little healthier and lower in fat. So for the cinnamon chips I used reduced fat tortillas and cut them with a pizza cutter which made things a lot easier. I sprayed them with butter flavored Pam and sprinkled them with the cinnamon sugar. I baked them at 350 for 8 minutes flipped them and baked them for another 7 minutes. They were crispy sweet and delicious - next time I would double the amount because they went fast. This got a lot of compliments not only for taste but for creativity. I'll definitely make this again - great recipe! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/03/2008
I'm going to be one of those people you hate because I'm rating this from the original recipe and the modifications I made. I don't think I would've liked the salsa if I had followed the recipe to a T. My salsa: 2 kiwi 2 mangos 2 pink ladies 8oz raspberries 2 tsp sugar 3 tbsp strawberry preserves and some lime juice to prevent oxidation of the banana and apple. Chips I used cinnamon sugar from Whole Foods. Next time I might cut down on the apple and add another fruit (blueberries or peaches or both) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/31/2005
This is my new favorite appetizer. I used frozen strawberries and omitted the bananas and served with wheat thin chips instead of the chips noted here due to time constraints. I couldn't stop eating them. Got rave reviews from others too. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/31/2011
Today I went to school I had a test in science and I think I did pretty well. I came over to my friend Laura's house. We went to the store with her brother. When we were in the car we heard Boys Like Girls but I personally like boys. Then we heard Taylor Swift and Doug (the brother previously mentioned) is in love with Taylor Swift. I mean not a celebrity crush. He is convinced he will marry her. Don't be surprised if the next headline is "Taylor Swift engaged to.... Doug?" He freaked out and started singing along to the song. He almost crashed the car! He's not the best at driving stick shift but he thinks he is... SEW we just play along. We bought some stuff to make drink concoctions that can't be said because they are secret but they were good!!! Then we got home. We decided to play truth or dare and we did some pretty nasty dares. I had to lick the floor! (Yes we're 5 years old.) THEN Laura had this great idea to make these chips! We went on Google and searched: Mexican cinnamon sugar tortilla chips. Then we decided we didn't need the Mexican part so we took that out. And guess what popped up? This recipe! We just made them as they were directed (the baked version) We had to make some revisions though. We put the tortilla triangles in a bowl and covered them with Pam (the cooking spray) We tossed them around with some cinnamon sugar and baked 'em. Then we plated them with some whipped cream. They were very good though the time stated was incorrect. Awesome!!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/21/2008
Alternate method for cinn. chips: Cut tortillas as described into equal wedges. Place on wax or parchment paper in single layer; spray both sides with buttered flavored oil. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar on both sides; bake for 7 minutes in 350 degree oven. Delish! A bit messy getting cinn. sugar everywhere! Worth it! These are very good with the fruit salsa. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/07/2006
Nice refreshing. I brought it to a baby shower and it was a hit. As always I didn't measure exact amounts but used all the ingredients listed and it came out great. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/11/2011
i loved these chips but i didn't make the salsa. instead of frying the chips i sprinkled the chips with cinnamon and sugar and baked them in the oven on 375 degrees farenheit for 4 1/2 minutes. very good! Read More
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