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Cinnamon Snowflakes

December 10, 2010

If you give a mom a tortilla, she might want to make a snowflake . . .

I’m sure I am not the first person to think of this, but I’m going to pretend I’m that clever for a moment.

I saw this post from Artful Parent about using coffee filters to make snowflakes because they are round, and I got the bright idea that tortillas are also round–and yummy!

Just take the tortilla (I used the 8 in ones) and fold in half and half again as if you were making a paper snowflake. You will want to use fresh tortillas for this so they don’t crumble or microwave them for a few seconds to soften them up.

Next let your little one cut out the snowflake shape with kitchen scissors or clean kid scissors.

Unfold and place on a baking sheet.

Spray with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Bake until edges are just beginning to brown (375 for about 5 minutes).

 

Enjoy!

Pickle wanted to eat ours with strawberry jam and orange marmalade. Yum-o!

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. December 15, 2010 1:45 pm

    This is BRILLIANT!!! I can’t wait to try these, they seem easy enough, I have all the ingredients too. This is perfect for our snowflake month projects!

  2. December 15, 2010 1:46 pm

    This is a fabulous idea…we are having a taco dinner tonight and I am going to make these also. Thank you!

  3. christine permalink
    December 17, 2010 2:00 pm

    om gosh ! i make my boys cinnamon toast with tortillas, even syrian. they prefer over bread.
    i’m going to surprise them with this great idea christmas morning! merry christmas!

  4. Wendy permalink
    December 20, 2010 7:43 pm

    So clever! I am excited for such a simple fun activity! Thank you

  5. December 23, 2010 6:11 pm

    This looks so yummy, we have lots of tortillas that need to be used up too so this is a perfect way to do it! Thanks!!

  6. January 10, 2011 11:44 am

    i LOVE this! my boys love tortillas AND i have some on hand.

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