Cinnamon Sugar Bunuelos

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 32 pieces
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

Use the thickest tortillas you can find. Cut them into festive shapes for a quick snack kids will love. They’re also great drizzled with chocolate syrup alongside ice cream.


1/2cup vegetable oil
4-- (10-inch) flour tortilla
1/2cup granulated sugar
1tablespoon ground cinnamon
-- Chocolate syrup


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in skillet over medium-low heat. Cut each tortilla into 8 pieces.
  2. Place in skillet; fry until light brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon while hot.
  3. Repeat with remaining tortillas, adding more oil for each batch as needed.

Recipe by Margie Monin Dombrowski

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 70
  • Glycemic Load 2
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 55mg
  • Potassium 15mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%