Recipe - CinnamonBites

Cinnamon Bites

These delicious Pretzilla Bites are coated in melted butter and rolled in Mexican chili and cinnamon sugar, then drizzled with a rich Mexican chocolate sauce and dulce de leche.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes plus 2 hours inactive
  • Serves: 4 Servings

Ingredients

    Dulce de Leche:

  • 1 can (14 ounce) Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Mexican Chocolate Sauce:

  • 1 tablet Mexican Chocolate, finely chopped
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Tbsp. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ tsp. Vanilla Paste (or extract)
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 pinch Chipotle Powder
  • ¼ tsp. Coffee Extract (optional)
  • Chili and Cinnamon Dusted Bites:

  • 24 each Pretzilla Bites
  • ½ cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. Ancho Chili Powder
  • 2 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter

Preparation

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    DULCE DE LECHE SAUCE:

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    Place unopened can of sweetened condensed milk (label removed) in a deep sauce pan and cover with at least 2 inches of water.

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    Bring the water to a boil. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer. Simmer for 2 hours.

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    Add water to pot as needed to assure there is always 2 inches of water above the can during the entire cooking process.

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    Remove can from water and cool to room temperature.

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    Preheat oven to 350°F

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    MEXICAN CHOCOLATE SAUCE:

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    Place chopped chocolate in a mixing bowl.

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    Heat heavy cream to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat.

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    Pour hot cream over chocolate and let sit for 3 minutes.

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    Whisk cream and chocolate mixture until smooth.

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    Add butter, cocoa powder, vanilla paste, cinnamon, chipotle powder, and, if desired, coffee extract and whisk until smooth. Set aside.

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    CHILI AND CINNAMON DUSTED BITES:

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    Arrange Pretzilla Bites in a single layer on a baking sheet and place in a 350°F oven 5-7 minutes until lightly toasted.

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    Combine sugar, cinnamon, and chili powder in a bowl; mix well.

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    Toss toasted Pretzilla Bites with melted butter in a bowl until coated. Immediately add to sugar mixture and toss until coated.

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    Serve warm with sauces on the side.

Chef's Tip

Use more or less chipotle powder to adjust to your taste. For a different texture, try deep-frying Pretzilla Bites then toss in the spiced sugar mixture.

https://www.pretzilla.com/recipes/cinnamon-bites/

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