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“Cinnamon and sugar topped with a dollop of whipping cream make these torillas a yummy treat for breakfast or snack. Found this in the May 2003 issue of Parenting.”

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  1. Put flour, salt, and baking powder into a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix the shortening or oil into the flour mixture until it forms pea-size balls.
  3. Add the lukewarm water, a little at a time, until the dough is soft and pliable.
  4. On a floured surface, knead the dough until smooth, for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Place in a bowl, cover with a clean dish towel, and let it"rest" for 30 minutes.
  6. Knead dough and form 8 to 10 balls.
  7. Roll them out as thin and round as possible.
  8. Preheat an ungreased griddle or cast-iron frying pan.
  9. Heat about 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a frying pan and cook the raw tortilla on both sides until puffy and light golden brown, about 45 seconds altogether.
  10. Drain on a paper towel.
  11. While tortilla is hot, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
  12. Cut in quarters to make it easier for kids to hold.

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