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Hot Chocolate Churro Bites

Hot Chocolate Churro Bites recipe

Make a chocolate churro dessert by frying tiny mounds of dough flavored with cocoa and cinnamon and then rolling in hot cocoa mix and sugar.

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups Pure Wesson® Canola Oil
1 (0.73 ounce) envelope Swiss Miss® Milk
    Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix
3 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
1 3/4 cups original baking mix
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup hot water

Method

  1. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat to 375 degrees F.
  2. Meanwhile, place cocoa mix and 2 tablespoons sugar in shallow dish; set aside.
  3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, baking mix, cocoa powder and cinnamon in medium bowl; stir in hot water until dough forms.
  4. Scoop some dough with small cookie scoop (#100, 3/8 oz) and carefully drop into hot oil. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until browned, turning carefully. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels. Roll bites in sugar mixture until coated. Repeat with remaining dough.

Yield: 36 servings
Total time: 30 min.

'Original baking mix' is a pre-mixed, multi-purpose baking mix, commonly with sugar, salt, butter or oil and leavening agents added. You can prepare your own at home, from common pantry staples, or for your convenience purchase in the baking aisle of your local grocery store (near the flour).

Nutrition Information: Calories: 389

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Conagra Brands, Inc.

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