This dish is so easy, it's hardly a "recipe". I've been making a version of this since I was a teenager, when I accidentally discovered it. I was trying to just melt cheese on a tortilla in the oven so I could roll it up and eat it that way. I left it in too long and it got all crunchy, crispy, and delicious. It turns out these are a real thing, though! Check out this link for Arizona Cheese Crisps. After deciding to put this on the blog, I googled these and found many variations, some using butter, green chilies, or corn tortillas. My version is very simple- take your favorite flour tortillas, layer on favorite shredded cheese, and bake for a few minutes in a very hot oven until it gets crispy.
I made these to go with for dinner for my kids a few weeks ago because I had tortillas and cheese to use up. I think I made them to go with soup- I can't remember. I was thinking they might not like them because they've been food-weird lately. Well, they were all excited to try them and LOVED them. Now they ask for them. I think it's because I cut it like a pizza- seriously. Who knows the mayhem that may have happened had I left it in a whole circle shape.
Tortilla Cheese Crisps
by What a Dish!
favorite flour tortillas
favorite cheese, shredded (I like cheddar, or Colby-jack)
salsa, sour cream, and/or guacamole, for serving, optional
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a large baking sheet or pizza pan, lay out tortillas flat. Sprinkle with cheese and bake in the hot oven until the edges turn brown and tortilla is crispy, about 5-10 minutes. Let cool for one minute and then cut into wedges, if desired, and serve with salsa, sour cream, and/or guacamole.
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