Introduction: Strawberry Ambrosia Nachos With Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

This recipe for simple, fruity Dessert Nachos was the victim of a chocolate assault.  Before I knew what was happening, mini chocolate chips and a stream of fudgey chocolate syrup were everywhere.  

What could I do??? I ate the whole thing.

What will YOU do? ;-D

Ambrosia Ingredients and preparation:
  • 1- 8 oz. Tub of Cool Whip- defrosted in refrigerator
  • 1 cup fresh Strawberries- sliced
  • 1- 15 oz can of Fruit Cocktail- drained
  • 1- 11 oz can Mandarin Oranges- drained
  • 1- cup shredded Coconut
  • 1/2 c Mini Marshmallows
  • a pinch of Ground Nutmeg
  • a pinch of Cinnamon
In a medium bowl, fold the Cinnamon and nutmeg into the Cool Whip topping. Fold in the remaining ingredients, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.


Ambrosia Topping (Chocolate is optional):
  • 1/2 cup fresh Strawberries- sliced
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate Syrup
Cinnamon Tortilla Chips:
  • Store-bought Corn Tortilla Chips
  • Canola Oil Spray (Aerosol)
  • 1/4 cup Sugar mixed with 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Put a layer of Tortilla chips on a cookie sheet. Spray lightly with Canola Oil then sprinkle generously with Cinnamon sugar. Turn the chips over and repeat the process.  Bake for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool.

TO BUILD YOUR STRAWBERRY AMBROSIA NACHOS:

Put a layer of Cinnamon chips in a bowl or on a plate. Spoon generous scoops of Ambrosia on top of the chips. Encircle the Ambrosia with additional chips. Sprinkle with the fresh sliced Strawberries... (add chocolate... YUM!... if you dare!) and serve.

Comments

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Deadendshop34 (author)2011-08-14

Dessert Nachos FTW!!!!!!! This rocks I got to make them :)

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bajablue (author)Deadendshop342011-08-14

lol... Thanks!

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sunshiine (author)2011-08-13

I see you have been a busy girl! Ambrosia yum!

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bajablue (author)sunshiine2011-08-14

No rest for the wicked. >;-D

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splazem (author)2011-08-14

Looks good!

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bajablue (author)splazem2011-08-14

Thanks!

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karossii (author)2011-08-13

Sounds yummy!

I'd recommend using flour tortillas, covered in cinnamon+sugar+butter spread, then baked to a crisp... flour is healthier (and IMO better tasting) than corn!

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bajablue (author)karossii2011-08-14

https://www.instructables.com/id/Sophisticated-Smores/

You are absolutely right... and I've made them before. I just didn't have flour tortillas when I created this Instructable.

Thanks for your comment!

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