Cinnamon Chocolate Nachos Recipe
Field editor Kathy Kittell from Lenexa, Kansas found a “sweet” way to serve nachos. “It’s the perfect variation for my friends and family members with a sweet tooth,” she writes. “These buttery crisps disappear fast, so be sure to have plenty on hand.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings
- 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
- 7 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
- 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1. Brush both sides of tortillas with 4 tablespoons butter. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over one side of each tortilla. Stack tortillas, sugared side up; cut into 12 wedges. Arrange in a single layer on baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until crisp.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan, combine the cream, brown sugar and remaining butter and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate and vanilla. Cool slightly.
- 3. Arrange half of the tortilla wedges on a large serving platter. Drizzle with half of the chocolate sauce; sprinkle with half of the pecans. Repeat layers. Yield: 12 servings.
1 serving (6 pieces) equals 260 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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