Taco Bell Style Cinnamon Twists

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Member #610488

Copycat recipe of Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists. These are not twisted because it is very difficult to keep the twist in the dough while cooking. It's easy when done in the factory like Taco Bell's. Otherwise, these are very tasty. Your choice of cinnamon sugar (Taco Bell) or powdered sugar (Non-Taco Bell).

Top Review by Kyla R.

Taco bell uses dried rotini pasta for the cinnamon twists. Throw the dry pasta in and it plums up in the hot oil

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first set of ingredients, adding each ingredient as listed, and enough flour so that the dough is no longer sticky, but still very soft.
  2. Using a floured working surface, roll small portions of dough at a time to paper-thin. Cut into 2 x 5-inch strips, and arrange in single layer on oiled cookie sheets.
  3. In a deep, heavy saucepan or deep fryer, bring oil (at least 3 inches deep) to 400°F Carefully add a few strips to the oil. They'll fall to the bottom but will surface as they brown (about 2 minutes).
  4. Lift out with tongs and drop into brown grocery bag containing seasoning mix. Gently shake then remove coated strips. Serve immediately.

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