Dessert Nachos

NachoswholeSince the theme of this month is “Everything is Temporary,” I figured I would share a recipe that fits directly into this category.  If you read the latest food article on the site then you know that certain fruits such as strawberries, bananas, blueberries, etc.. can spoil easily if they are not stored properly.

There are many solutions to the issue, one of them being freezing.  We love to flash freeze food at our house because you just never know when you are going to need something in pinch.  Freezing certain foods can save on time (already pre-chopped and ready to go), as well as money (no need to go out and spend money on certain ingredients).

It can be a tedious task, depending on the type of food.  This dessert is a wonderful way to get rid of left over fruit if you don’t feel like going through the trouble of chopping and freezing.  Have any left over tortillas just sitting around until their time is up?  Make this recipe and put them to work!  Just bake your tortilla wedges, let them cool, then top with your favorite toppings.

It literally is comfort food with a Mexican twist to it.  You wanna know what else?  Kids LOVE this recipe too!  Gather your children around the kitchen and have them prepare their own plate of nachos.  They will love it and think you are a genius for coming up with the idea.  Shhhhh!  Don’t tell them you received the recipe from NextGen MilSpouse 🙂

Dessert Nachos

(serves 4-6)

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Ingredients:
1/2 cup of sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
8 soft flour tortillas
6 tbsp. butter, melted
2 cups strawberries, blueberries, bananas, or other fruit of your choice, chopped
Vanilla Icecream
Granola (optional)
Chocolate syrup, Nutella, caramel syrup, or honey
Directions:
1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the sugar with cinnamon until well blended.
2.  Lightly brush one side of each tortilla with the melted butter.  Sprinkle 2 tsp. of the cinnamon sugar mixture on each tortilla.  Using a pizza cutter, cut each tortilla into wedges.
3.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet, sugar side up, and bake for 10-12 minutes or until puffed up.
4. Remove and let cool.
5.  Arrange wedges on a plate and top with the toppings of your choice.
For a healthier version, use whole wheat tortillas and frozen vanilla yogurt.
What is your favorite recipe to make with left over fruit?

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