Tortilla Stars

"These can be made up to 5 days in advance. Store in an airtight container with wax paper in between layers. They will brighten up any cocktail party or appetizer table! You will need 3 in. and 2 in. star cookie cutters."
 
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Tortilla Stars created by cookiedog
Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
5
Yields:
56 stars
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directions

  • Place oven rack in middle position. Heat to 400°F Coat baking sheet(s) with non-stick cooking spray. Have ready 3 inch and 2 inch star cookie cutters.
  • Working with 1 tortilla at a time, brush one side with butter; sprinkle with cheese. Gently press to adhere. Turn tortilla over, brush with egg white and sprinkle with 2 to 2 1/2 teaspoons of a topping.
  • Cut 3 inch stars from edge of tortilla, 2 inch stars from center (bake scraps for snacks). Place cheese side down on baking sheet(s).
  • Bake on middle oven rack 6 to 8 minutes until light golden and crisp.
  • Remove to wire rack to cool.

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  1. mums the word
    Absolutely the best tortilla chips I have ever made and I think it is because the egg white wash adds a nice crispness. Followed as written except I just cut into wedges and then baked them (lazy me). I sprinkled some with garlic salt and chili powder and the next batch with celery salt and onion powder. Love them both ways. I am chucking my old recipe for homemade tortilla chips because this far exceeds the old recipe. Made for the P-A-R-T-Y event 2009. Thx cookiedog!
     
  2. mickeydownunder
    YUMMY is the word! Of this recipe, have you NOT heard? Like last reviewer, love the versatility! I topped mine with seeds of sesame! THANKS!
     
  3. Z5370
    Made these today to serve with beefy refried bean souP(here on zaar) I used garlic sat and chili powder only and they were delicious! So versatile and so many different things you could do with this recipe!! May try using cinnamom sugar only soon!
     
  4. Julie Bs Hive
    These are so yummy with the poppy seeds (my favorite). Didn't have a star cutter so just quartered my tortillas and baked away. Left them uncovered overnight and they are still "cracker crispy"! One package wasn't enough need to make two next time around. Thanks, cookiedog, these are a great snackin' food!
     
  5. LaurelLee
    These seemed like too much work for me. Plus I really had trouble cutting the stars. I don't think they are a repeat.
     

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