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Star-Spangled Dessert Nachos

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Here’s a recipe the kids can get involved with! Use star-shaped cookie cutters to punch out festive nacho chips for a fun, patriotic treat. Perfect for celebrating Independence Day, these dessert nachos are dusted with cinnamon-sugar and topped with fresh berries, coconut flakes and a rich, homemade cream cheese icing.

Homemade Fourth of July Dessert Nachos Topped with Berries and Cream Cheese Icing | Vitacost.com/Blog

Homemade Fourth of July Dessert Nachos Topped with Berries and Cream Cheese Icing | Vitacost.com/Blog

Star-Spangled Dessert Nachos

Chips

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In bowl, mix cinnamon and sugar until well incorporated. Tip: Store leftover cinnamon sugar in airtight container or glass jar for future use.

  3. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, punch out as many stars as possible into each tortilla. Cut leftover tortilla pieces into small squares or triangles. Brush all shapes with olive oil.

  4. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange tortilla pieces in single layer. Sprinkle all sides with cinnamon sugar.

  5. Bake for about 8 minutes or until crisp. (Watch chips closely. They burn fast!) Remove from oven and let cool.

Cream cheese icing

  1. In food processor, combine cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract and almond milk until creamy.

Assembly

  1. Transfer chips to plate. Top with fresh berries, sprinkle with coconut flakes and drizzle cream cheese icing on top. Serve immediately.

  • Nutrition facts panel may be slightly inaccurate as it includes nutrition info for leftover cinnamon-sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Star-Spangled Dessert Nachos

Amount Per Serving (1 g)

Calories 496
Calories from Fat 189

% Daily Value*

Fat 21g32%

Saturated Fat 8g40%

Polyunsaturated Fat 2g

Monounsaturated Fat 9g

Cholesterol 14mg5%

Sodium 423mg18%

Potassium 165mg5%

Carbohydrates 71g24%

Fiber 6g24%

Sugar 42g47%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin A 223IU4%

Vitamin C 3mg4%

Calcium 151mg15%

Iron 3mg17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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