Fruit Salsa with Honey Cinnamon Chips RECIPE
This simple recipe combines sweet, juicy fruits with crispy, crunchy tortilla chips to make this fresh, fun, quick, healthy snack that we made to celebrate summer at our July Kids in the Kitchen class!
knives, of course) and discovered a great alternative to sugary snacks – that actually is very sweet and packs some amazing nutrients as well!
Some ideas of fruits to substitute (that would also be easy for kids to cut with a plastic knife):
If you wanted to add more options, adults could cut apples, oranges, or grapefruit to add also.
And, of course, it helps to have a visual for cutting the buttered tortillas into strips. Using the pizza cutter could be a great job for adults or older kids, but I don’t recommend for small kiddos because it could be really easy to slip and hurt themselves or damage your table! Using the pizza cutter really makes cutting straight strips easy and quick!
Then cut side-to-side across
those first cuts to make 1-inch strips, like this.
These bake up really quick, and if they are overdone they will have kind of a burnt taste, so remember to set the timer and check every couple of minutes. When the butter is bubbly, and edges just start to brown, then you can take them out of the oven. They will crisp up as they cool!
These can also be made ahead of time and stored in an air-tight container or zipper bag for a few days – keep some on hand for a quick snack or lunchbox treat!
I hope you and your kiddos enjoy! I’m sure I forgot to mention some great substitution fruits – please comment below if there are others you think of that would be delicious in this recipe!