King Cake Dip

All the flavor of king cake with almost none of the work.

Serves: 30Prep: 30 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 30

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 6 each 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup pecans, toasted
  • Mardi Gras colored sugars: green, purple andgold

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Combine sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Cut tortillas with a 3-4” Mardi Gras themed cutter. Place on baking sheets; brush with melted butter on one side; flip brush with remaining butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Bake 6-8 minutes until browned and crispy; cool.
  • Meanwhile beat cream cheese with brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and vanilla until fluffy. Fold in whipped topping until combined. Stir in pecans. Transfer to serving dish; top with colored sugars and serve with tortilla crisps.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: Instead of using Mardi Gras cookie cutters, use 6" tortillas and cut into wedges.

Recipe Information

Serves: 30

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 6 each 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup pecans, toasted
  • Mardi Gras colored sugars: green, purple andgold

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Combine sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Cut tortillas with a 3-4” Mardi Gras themed cutter. Place on baking sheets; brush with melted butter on one side; flip brush with remaining butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Bake 6-8 minutes until browned and crispy; cool.
  • Meanwhile beat cream cheese with brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and vanilla until fluffy. Fold in whipped topping until combined. Stir in pecans. Transfer to serving dish; top with colored sugars and serve with tortilla crisps.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: Instead of using Mardi Gras cookie cutters, use 6" tortillas and cut into wedges.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium140mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars4g
Protein2g