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baked tortilla chips

Sweet & Spicy Tortilla Crisps

Sweet & Spicy Tortilla Crisps are baked tortilla chips made with whole wheat flour tortillas, butter, brown sugar and hot pepper.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 48
Author Cookie Madness


  • 6 whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons water
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 to ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine butter and water in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat until butter is melted. Add brown sugar and stir until smooth.
  • Spread equal amounts of butter/sugar mixture over tortillas, leaving a ¼ inch border near edges.
  • Using a pizza cutter, cut each tortilla into 8 wedges.
  • Lightly sprinkle wedges with cayenne or whatever type hot pepper you prefer.
  • Arrange tortilla wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with nonstick foil or parchment paper.
  • Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until sugar mixture is bubbly and chips feel firm.
  • Let cool on wire racks.