Baked Mini Churro Bites — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Love deep-fried foods but dislike the process of deep-frying? You're in luck with these fuss-free churro bites.

Food Network Kitchen's Baked Mini Churro Bites, as seen on Food Network.

Photo by: Stephen Johnson ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Stephen Johnson, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Love deep-fried foods but dislike the process of deep-frying? You're in luck — at least where churros are concerned. This week's Most Popular Pin of the Week introduces a baking technique that turns out the light, fluffy treats you crave, all with the ease of an oven. The key is piping the cinnamon-laced dough into two-bite logs; this lets you mimic the shape of traditional churros while ensuring the batter will stay set on a baking sheet. Before serving, dunk the churros in butter and dust them with a fragrant cinnamon-sugar mixture, then serve with an easy Caramel-Mango Sauce for bright, fruity contrast.

For more sweet treat ideas, check out Food Network's Let's Bake! board on Pinterest.

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