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  • Crispas
  • 2 tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • Apple Pie Mix
  • 2 baking apples, diced into 1/2 inch pieces (I used braeburn)
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 1 ounce Amaretto
  • Toppings
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped


  • 1. Heat oil until it "speaks" when you sprinkle water into it. Cut each tortilla in half, then cut each half into 4 wedges.
  • 2. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a shallow dish with another paper towel lined dish right next to it.
  • 3. Put 2-4 tortilla wedges into the hot oil and cook until light brown on each side, flipping only once (this should take about 1 minute). Remove immediately from oil one by one and completely cover in cinnamon sugar mixture on both sides before placing on towel lined dish to cool and drain.
  • 4. When finished with crispas, toss together diced apples and lemon juice.
  • 5. Put apples, lemon juice and amaretto into a medium-sized skillet and cook over medium heat until apples just start to get tender and barely break down.
  • 6. Add brown sugar and stir well until evenly distributed. Remove pan from heat.
  • 7. Beat heavy whipping cream (works best in a chilled bowl) just until stiff.
  • 8. Gradually add sugar and vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • 9. On a plate or platter, set out each crispa individually. Top with a teaspoon or more of apple mixture, then a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

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