Cinnamon Tortilla Chips: An Irresistible Snack Recipe

Ahoy there, folks! Come aboard and let me introduce you to a recipe that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Do you fancy a dessert that’s crispy on the outside but warm and gooey on the inside? Look no further; we have got you covered!

Introducing to you: Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip Recipe. This dessert nachos recipe is perfect for any occasion; be it brunch, afternoon tea or even as an after-dinner treat. The cinnamon sugar coating on the tortilla chips adds a nice crunch while the homemade cinnamon sugar tortilla chips and coffee dip blend perfectly to create a delectable taste that you won’t soon forget.

If you’re hosting a party, this dish serves well as an eye-catching centerpiece on its own or paired with the apple pie dip, pumpkin dip, or any of your other favorite dips for dipping heaven. And if that isn’t enough, imagine dipping these cinnamon crisps into Nutella or salted caramel! Trust me, the possibilities are endless.

Before we delve into this scrumptious recipe, let me warn you- it can be pretty addictive. You might have to resist the urge to eat too many pieces in one sitting. But don’t worry my friends, it’s all worth it. So put on your apron and let’s turn up the heat to make this famous cinnamon tortilla chip with coffee dip recipe!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip
Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip

Listen up, folks! I guarantee that once you’ve tried this recipe for Cinnamon Tortilla Chips with Coffee Dip, you’ll be hooked. Trust me on this. With crispy, baked cinnamon tortilla chips and a rich coffee dip, this is the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

Firstly, let’s talk about these cinnamon tortilla chips. Made from flour tortillas dusted with a heavenly sugar and ground cinnamon mixture, these chips are crunchy and oh-so-satisfying. They’re the perfect snack on their own or can be paired perfectly with a fruit salsa for an irresistible treat.

But now let’s move onto the star of the show: the coffee dip. Cream cheese, sugar, and ice cream swirl together to create a smooth and creamy delight that complements the chips perfectly. And don’t worry, it’s not too overpowering – just a subtle coffee flavor that adds a little something special to the mix.

This recipe is incredibly easy to make and can be adjusted to suit your tastes too! Want to try something new? Sub in some Nutella or salted caramel instead of coffee ice cream for an exciting new twist. Or if you’re looking for a gluten-free option, swap out the flour tortillas for some cinnamon crisps or pita chips.

So why will you love this recipe? Well, besides being an absolute crowd-pleaser, it’s also super customizable and versatile. A great dessert nacho option, it also satisfies any sweet tooth craving while also leaving room for creative substitutions. Don’t wait any longer and go bake up some Cinnamon Tortilla Chips with Coffee Dip – I promise you won’t regret it!

Ingredient List

“Cinnamon Tortilla Chips: The perfect balance of sweet and salty.”

Ingredient List

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make Cinnamon Tortilla Chips with Coffee Dip Recipe:

  • 6 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Pinch of salt

For the Coffee Dip Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup strong coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

You can adjust the amount of sugar or ground cinnamon according to your preference. If you like a stronger cinnamon taste, you can add more cinnamon. For the coffee dip recipe, keep in mind that the strength of the coffee will affect the overall flavor of the dip.

Make sure to use softened cream cheese for a smoother and creamier consistency. You can also use Greek yogurt as a healthier alternative.

All-purpose flour tortillas work well for this recipe, but you can also use gluten-free or corn tortillas if preferred. Make sure they are fresh so that they don’t become too brittle when baked.

Remember to mix all of your ingredients properly in order to achieve the best taste possible!

The Recipe How-To

“Coffee Dip: The ultimate indulgence for coffee lovers.”

Now that ingredients have been prepared, let’s move on to the how-to of this Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip recipe. You’re in for a treat!

Step 1: Prepare the Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, mix together 2 tbsp of sugar and 1 tbsp of ground cinnamon.
  • Brush both sides of each 6-inch flour tortilla with melted 3 tablespoons of butter.
  • Sprinkle each tortilla with the cinnamon sugar mixture until they are coated evenly.
  • Cut each tortilla into eight even triangular pieces like pizza slices.
  • Place the chips onto the prepared baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Step 2: Prepare the Coffee Dip

To make the coffee dip, you will need:

  • 8 oz room temperature cream cheese
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup of strong coffee
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  1. Beat the room temperature cream cheese in a medium bowl until smooth with an electric mixer or by hand.

  2. In separate, larger mixing bowl, use an electric mixer or whisk to whip two cups heavy cream until soft peaks form.

  3. Add the whipped cream into Cream cheese gradually, stirring constantly until combined well.

  4. Add ground cinnamon, strong coffee, vanilla extract, and sugar to taste. Whisk it again for about a minute or two till creamy.*

Scoop your freshly made coffee dip into your serving dish together with your homemade cinnamon tortilla chips and you’re ready to serve! Enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

“This treat is so easy, even I could make it…and I’m a barista!”

“Variety is the spice of life,” they say, and I couldn’t agree more – especially when it comes to food! So, if you’re feeling adventurous, consider these substitution and variation ideas for this cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip recipe:

– Flour tortillas: If you want to make this recipe gluten-free, you can substitute the flour tortillas for corn tortillas instead. You’ll still get that delicious crunch!

– Cinnamon sugar: If you don’t have cinnamon sugar on hand, you can make your own by mixing together ground cinnamon and sugar.

– Dip variations: While this coffee dip is already amazing on its own, there are a few other dips that pair perfectly with cinnamon tortilla chips. For example, try a fruit salsa for a refreshing twist or a toffee dip for a rich and decadent treat.

– Toppings: Don’t be afraid to get creative with your toppings! You can sprinkle some chopped nuts on top of the chips or even drizzle them with salted caramel sauce. If you’re feeling particularly indulgent, add a scoop of ice cream on top of the chips for some extra sweetness.

– Chip alternatives: While tortilla chips are the classic choice for this recipe, you can also use pita chips, naan dippers, or even cinnamon crisps. Just make sure to adjust the baking time accordingly.

Overall, there are plenty of ways to switch up this recipe and make it your own. So go ahead and experiment – who knows what delicious combinations you’ll come up with!”

Serving and Pairing

“Don’t let the name fool you, these chips are anything but ordinary.”

Y’all better hold on to your hats, folks, because when it comes to serving and pairing these cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip, I’ve got some mighty fine ideas that will knock your socks right off!

First things first – you can serve these sweet and crunchy chips with just about anything you fancy. They’re great as a standalone dessert or snack, but if you really want to go all out and impress your guests, then try pairing them with some tasty accompaniments.

For a fresh and fruity twist, go ahead and whip up a batch of fruit salsa. It’s easy to make and bursting with juicy goodness. Or how about serving the cinnamon tortilla chips with a creamy vanilla ice cream on the side? Trust me, it’s a match made in dessert heaven.

If you’re feeling particularly indulgent, then get ready to drool over my next suggestion – try dipping the chips into a rich and luscious toffee dip. It’s like liquid gold for your tastebuds. And don’t even get me started on the pumpkin dip or apple pie dip cinnamon options. They’re like fall wrapped up in a bowl.

If you’re looking for something less sweet, then you can always serve these cinnamon tortilla chips with a good old-fashioned salsa or even some guacamole. The possibilities are endless!

But wait, there’s more! If you want to take your pairing game to the next level, then let me recommend some adult beverages to go along with these cinnamon tortilla chips. A hot cup of coffee or espresso is an obvious choice, but why not try something different like a mocha latte or even a spiked iced coffee? And if you’re feeling especially fancy, then pop open a bottle of champagne for some extra bubbly fun.

So whether you’re hosting a party or just snacking at home, these cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip are sure to be a hit. The options for serving and pairing are practically endless, so go ahead and get creative – your taste buds will thank you.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

“Who needs store-bought treats when you can make something this delicious at home?”

Folks, I reckon this recipe for Cinnamon Tortilla Chips with Coffee Dip is mighty fine. But the best part about it is that y’all can make it ahead of time and store it for later. Here are some tips to keep in mind.

To make ahead, prepare the cinnamon tortilla chips by following the recipe instructions. Once they’re fully cooled, store them in an airtight container or plastic bag at room temperature for up to 2 days. The coffee dip can also be made ahead of time, then covered and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

If you want to reheat the cinnamon tortilla chips before serving, place them on a baking sheet in a preheated 350°F oven for 5-7 minutes until they’re warm and crispy again. Alternatively, you can heat them in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds.

As for the coffee dip, simply take it out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving. Give it a good stir to redistribute any solidified ingredients and top with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

Folks, I hope these tips will help y’all enjoy this delightful recipe anytime you want. Be sure to check out my other recipes and happy cooking!

Tips for Perfect Results

“You won’t be able to resist the warmth and coziness of this coffee-infused dip.”

Now that you know the recipe for these delicious cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip, let me share with you some tips to ensure you get perfect results every time.

Firstly, make sure you use a good quality flour tortilla. The texture and thickness of the tortilla are key factors in how your final product will turn out. If the tortillas are too thin, they will become too crispy and fragile once baked. On the other hand, if they are too thick, it will be challenging to achieve a crispy result. Therefore, I strongly suggest using 6-inch flour tortillas as they are just the right size and thickness.

Secondly, when mixing the ground cinnamon and sugar to create the cinnamon sugar mixture, remember to mix them thoroughly. Otherwise, some portions of the chips may have more cinnamon and sugar than others. You don’t want a bland chip or an overpowering one!

Thirdly, do not overcrowd your baking sheet when making these cinnamon tortilla chips. Give each piece enough space to spread out while baking. If you place them too close together, they might stick together or fail to crisp up properly because they trap moisture in.

Fourthly, don’t over-bake your tortilla chips. It’s important not to let them brown too much as they can become tough or burnt tasting – trust me; your chips won’t be good! Bake them for around 4-5 minutes until golden brown on each side.

Lastly, for a more complex flavor profile in your coffee dip recipe, try using freshly-brewed coffee instead of instant coffee granules. A homemade brew packs a more full-bodied taste and gives a constant aroma even after dipping several times.

By following these tips closely, you’ll end up with perfectly crispy cinnamon tortilla chips shaped like scoops that pair outstandingly with the rich flavor of coffee ice cream.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this recipe for cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip is the perfect dessert or snack to satisfy any sweet craving. With simple and easy-to-find ingredients, anyone can make this delicious treat at home. Not only is it gluten-free, but it is also versatile and can be enjoyed with a variety of dips, such as fruit salsa or even ice cream.

By using homemade cinnamon sugar tortilla chips, you ensure the perfect flavor and texture that will impress your guests. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving something sweet, this recipe is sure to be a hit.

So don’t hesitate to try out this amazing recipe for cinnamon tortilla chips with coffee dip. Trust me; you won’t regret it! Keep in mind the tips I’ve shared to obtain perfect results every time you make it.

Remember that food is an experience that should be enjoyed with our senses, and this recipe will not disappoint your taste buds. Sit back, relax and indulge in these cinnamon crisps while savoring the flavors of fall.

Trust me on this; the complimenting flavors of cinnamon sugar and coffee ice cream make it absolutely scrumptious. Give it a try now!

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips With Coffee Dip Recipe

From Cooking Light's 1995 Annual Cookbook. These sound sooooo delicious. The chips actually have a little cocoa on them as well and the dip is simply made with cool whip and coffee-flavored yogurt.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 36 chips
Calories 87.9 kcal


  • 6 (6 inch) flour tortillas
  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup low-fat coffee-flavored yogurt


  • Cut each tortilla into 6 wedges and arrange in a single layer on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Combine sugar, cocoa and ground cinnamon, stirring well. Coat wedges with cooking spray; sprinkle half of sugar mixture over wedges. Turn wedges over, and coat again; sprinkle remaining sugar mixture over wedges. Bake @ 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until crisp.
  • Combined whipped topping and yogurt, stirring well. Serve with tortilla wedges.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 37gCalories: 87.9kcalCarbohydrates: 14.5gProtein: 2gFat: 2.5gSaturated Fat: 1.1gCholesterol: 0.1mgSodium: 138.1mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 4g
Keyword < 30 Mins, Beginner Cook, Dessert, Easy, Lunch
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