Baked Crescent Churros

Baked Crescent Churros

Just four ingredients make a speedy version of the crispy Mexican classic, cinnamon sugar-sprinkled churros.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

12

churros

2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  1. Heat oven to 375┬░F. In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside. Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Press each to 6x4-inch rectangle, pressing perforations to seal.
  2. Brush tops of 2 rectangles with some of the melted butter; sprinkle with about half of the sugar mixture. Top each with remaining rectangle; press edges lightly. Brush tops with melted butter.
  3. With sharp knife or pizza cutter, cut each rectangle stack lengthwise into 6 strips. Twist each strip 3 times; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Brush tops with any remaining melted butter; sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
Makes 12 churros
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Traditional churros are strips of dough that are deep-fried and rolled in cinnamon and sugar. We simplified them by baking crescent dough strips and sprinkling with cinnamon-sugar--a quick way to a crispy, sugary treat!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Churro)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.