How to Make Corn Meal Chips

For a thrifty homemade snack try making Cornmeal chips using chili powder, garlic powder and Cornmeal.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, up to 1/2 teaspoon, as desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder, up to 1/4 teaspoon, as desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup yellow Cornmeal

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 375 °F (191 °C).
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    Lightly grease a baking sheet.
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    Bring water, butter, seasonings to a boil.
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    Remove pan from heat.
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    Add the corn meal and stir well.
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    Divide dough into 30 portions.
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    Roll out each portion about 3/4-inch diameter.
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    Place balls onto baking sheet.
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    Top with a piece of wax paper and flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass. The balls of dough should be about 2 1/2-inches in diameter.
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    Remove wax paper.
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    Bake until light brown, about 15 minutes.
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    Cool on wire baking rack.
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    Store in airtight container.
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    Makes about 30 chips.

Things You'll Need

  • Baking sheet
  • Glass
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Wax paper
  • Cooling rack
  • Mixing bowl

Sources and Citations

  • Thrifty Meals for Two: Making Food Dollars Count 1985, Human Nutrition Information Service Home and Garden Bulletin 244, USDA, 1985, 70 pages, Issued December 1985.

Article Info

Categories: Party Snacks