*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Fried Cinnamon Strips
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home, June/July, 1997
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Desserts
                 Mexican                          Taste Of Home
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      ground cinnamon
      1/4  teaspoon      ground nutmeg
   10      8-inch        flour tortillas
                         cooking oil
 
 In a large resealable plastic bag, combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg; set
 aside.  Cut tortillas into 3-inch x 2-inch strips.  Heat 1 inch of oil in a
 skillet or electric fry pan to 375 degrees; fry 4-5 strips at a time for 30
 seconds on each side or until golden brown.  Drain on paper towels.  While
 still warm, place strips in bag with sugar mixture; shake gently to coat.
  Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.  Yield:  5 dozen.
 
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 NOTES : “'I first made these crispy strips for a special family night at our
 church,' recalls field editor Nancy Johnson of Laverne, Oklahoma. 'Most of
 them were snapped up before dinner!'”