Fried Cinnamon Strips

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


5 dozen

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
These sweet chips are a must for your next party. You can use holiday cookie cutters to shape the tortillas into fun shapes. Kids just love them. —Nancy Johnson, Laverne, Oklahoma
Fried Cinnamon Strips Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Canola oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
  2. Cut tortillas into 3x2-in. strips. Heat 1 in. oil in a cast-iron or other heavy skillet to 375°, fry 4-5 strips at a time until golden brown, 30 seconds on each side. Drain on paper towels.
  3. While still warm, place strips in bowl with sugar mixture; shake gently to coat. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 44 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 39mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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