Gluten-Free Tortilla 'Crackers' Recipe

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Gluten-Free Tortilla 'Crackers' Recipe

Corn tortilla bake up into quick 'crackers.' The chili powder and cumin are just suggestions. Season them with seasonings you like.

  • Yield:serves 6
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 10 6-inch gluten-free corn tortillas, at room temperature
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. 1.

    Adjust oven racks to the upper and lower middle positions and preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, cumin, and chili powder. Using a pastry brush, lightly brush each tortilla on both sides with the oil. Using a chef’s knife or pizza wheel, cut each tortilla into strips about 1 inch thick. Cut strips into 1-inch pieces

  2. 2.

    Divide the crackers between two baking sheets. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven. Using a spatula, gently turn over the strips. Return to the oven and bake until crisp, about 3 more.

  3. 3.

    Remove from the oven and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Cool and store in an air-tight container for about one week.