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I decided to recreate one of my favorite fair foods at home: Easy Churro Bites with only 4 ingredients. And they’re baked in a waffle maker – NO frying! Want churros fast without all the fuss? THIS IS THE RECIPE!

Easy Churro Bites - this churro recipe has only 4 ingredients and isn't fried. They're made in a waffle iron! Dip them in chocolate ganache for a sinful treat.


Easy Churro Recipe – 10 minutes!

If you’re a fan of churros but don’t have the time or patience to make them from scratch, then you’re in luck! Easy churros are the perfect solution for a quick and delicious treat. These churro bites are a tasty twist on the classic dessert that you can whip up in no time. Plus, they’re baked instead of fried, making them a healthier option.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • You just need FOUR ingredients!
  • These baked churros are a great option for a quick and easy dessert or snack. They’re perfect for parties, movie nights, or anytime you’re craving something sweet. And since they’re baked instead of fried, they’re a healthier option that still satisfies your sweet tooth.
  • If you want to take these easy churros to the next level, try dipping them in chocolate sauce or caramel sauce.

4 Ingredient Churros

This recipe has only 4 ingredients. The churros start with, you guessed it, canned biscuits! Here’s what you need to make them:

  • Canned Biscuits
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon

How to make Easy Churros

  • If you slice the biscuits in quarters you can get little bites perfect for making churros.
  • You cook these in a waffle maker – no frying or dealing with the oven! You can use ANY waffle maker and the churros get nice and crunchy without dealing with anything extra.
  • Dip them in butter and cinnamon sugar and you have churro bites that are just as good as at the fair without the third degree frying burns or all the calories from the oil.
Easy Churro Bites Recipe with only 4 ingredients and no frying! These are addicting.

How to serve Churro Waffles

These would be fantastic dipped in a sauce, like chocolate syrup or hot fudge. Or you can make 3 ingredient caramel sauce or salted caramel!

dipping churro bite in jar of ganache

Tip From Dorothy

Expert Tips

  • I dont’ recommend using flaky biscuits – they’ll fall apart. Use regular buttermilk or southern style Grands or other equivalent.
  • These are best served immediately. They’ll soften over time, and get soggy from the butter and sugar.
  • If you want to substitute crescent rolls, make my Churro Crescent Rolls instead!
Easy churro bites in a waffle cone holder

Easy Churro Bites

5 from 7 votes
Easy Churro Bites – an easy 4 ingredient churro recipe! Pillsbury Grands Biscuits are cooked in a waffle maker and dipped in cinnamon sugar – so easy!!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 32 bites
Serving Size 1 serving

Ingredients
 

  • 1 can Grands or similar biscuits (not flaky)
  • 6 tablespoons (84g) unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon

Optional Chocolate Ganache:

  • ½ cup (118ml) heavy whipping cream
  • ¾ cup (128g) chocolate chips or chunks
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Instructions

  • Preheat a waffle maker (mine has a 350°F setting).
  • Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Place melted butter in a bowl. Stir cinnamon and sugar in an other bowl. Line a cookie sheet with paper towels.
  • Place biscuit pieces into your waffle iron, separating them a little so they won’t stick together. How many batches you have to make depends on the size of your waffle iron. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the pieces are golden brown. Carefully remove them (they’re HOT!), dip them in the butter and coat with cinnamon sugar.
  • These are best eaten right away or while they’re still hot. They get soft once they cool. They’re still good though!
  • To make the chocolate ganache for dipping: place heavy whipping cream in a measuring cup or small bowl. Add chocolate chips and microwave for 45-60 seconds. Whisk until smooth, heating more as needed to get all the chocolate melted. Let cool at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

  • I dont’ recommend using flaky biscuits – they’ll fall apart. Use regular buttermilk or southern style Grands or other equivalent.
  • These are best served immediately. They’ll soften over time, and get soggy from the butter and sugar.
  • If you want to substitute crescent rolls, make my Churro Crescent Rolls instead!

Recipe Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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Churro Bites have 3 easy ingredients and aren’t baked or fried. These are crunchy and perfect made with canned biscuits!

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Last Updated on April 25, 2023



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  1. The grand kids and me will be making these next weekend. I have 8 one is 12 one 11 there 2 sets of twins first set is 9 the second set is 7 and the last two are 2 and 1 thank for a quick easy recipe that the kids will love and thanks for a chance to win have a great day