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Ready for the best baked churros you've ever had? Whether or not you think churros are only 'churros' if they're fried, our baked version is downright delicious, and your crowd is sure to love them. Better yet, this baked churro recipe couldn't be easier to make—all you need is four ingredients and 30 minutes. These churros have a simple, delectable flavor, and the store-bought shortcut makes them one of the best desserts to keep in your back pocket. Pair them with maple syrup or a chocolate dipping sauce for even more sweet decadence.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2011


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Amy Burke

Recipe Summary

15 mins
30 mins
Makes 3 dozen


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450°. Unfold and cut puff pastry sheets in half lengthwise, and cut each half crosswise into 1-inch-wide strips. Place strips on a lightly greased parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Meanwhile, combine sugar and cinnamon. Remove pastry strips from oven, and dip in butter; roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Let stand on a wire rack 5 minutes or until dry.