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Baked Corn Tortilla Chips

January 20, 2016 (Last Updated: October 13, 2020)

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Make your own healthy baked corn tortilla chips 

Homemade corn tortilla chips in a blue patterned bowl.

Sometimes the best snacks are simple.  They don’t have to be anything complicated to be delicious.  These baked corn tortilla chips are super easy, simple and delicious.

Corn chips piled into a bowl and scattered around bowl on white board.

These chips use corn tortillas cut into wedges.  They are sprayed lightly with a non-stick spray and then baked until crisp.  That’s really all there is….well, I do like a sprinkling of salt, but really…that is it!  

A blue and white bowl filled with chips.

This recipe is super easily adaptable to make as many chips as you might need or as many as you want to eat.  You are limited to oven space and the amount of time you have.

When making these you want to be careful you don’t over crowd your pans or the chips will stick together.  A big sticky blob isn’t what you are striving for…. trust me on this!

How to make Baked Tortilla Chips

  • Cut corn tortillas into wedges
  • Spray lightly with a cooking spray
  • Sprinkle with salt
  • Bake for 5 minutes
  • Stir/flip tortillas
  • Bake until crisp

Corn tortillas cut into wedges on a baking sheet.

How to store Baked Corn Chips

These chips are best eaten the same day.  If you need to make them ahead of time, cool chips completely.  Store in a plastic bag or a sealed container. If chips have lost their crispness,  reheat in a 400 degree oven for 5 minutes before serving.

Baked Corn Chips are perfect with

Tortilla chips piled into a small bowl.

Baked Corn Tortilla Chips

Kathy
Homemade baked corn tortilla chips.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 6 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 whole corn tortillas
  • non-stick spray
  • coarse salt

Instructions
 

  • cut corn tortillas into sixths.
  • Place on baking sheet.
  • Lightly spray with non-stick spray.
  • Sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Bake for 5 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Stir tortillas on tray so they are flipped over.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes. Flipping as needed.
  • Continue baking until lightly golden and crisp. Watch carefully. They go from done to burnt quickly.
  • Remove from oven when toasted.

Nutrition

Calories: 6kcalCarbohydrates: 1gSodium: 1mg
Keyword baked chips, baked tortilla chips, tortilla chips
Tried this recipe?Leave a comment and let me know what you think.

 

Healthy snack made with corn tortillas.

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22 Comments

  • Reply
    Fred G
    February 21, 2019 at 6:55 am

    5 stars
    Chips without deep frying, great idea.

  • Reply
    Laura ~ Raise Your Garden
    January 22, 2016 at 7:07 am

    I love simple snacks too Kathy! Especially how these are baked. My husband took me to Chillis the other day (fancy people that we are, ha!!) and the chips were drenched in oil, overly deep fried. I couldn’t even eat them thinking about how clogged my arteries would be getting. My husband on the other hand…….eh. Anyhow, I’d love these for taco night!

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    [email protected]
    January 22, 2016 at 6:23 am

    I love how simple, healthy and delicious these are, Kathy! Yum!

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