Spicy Churro Crescent Bites

Try a peppy new spin on sweet Mexican churros with a creamy chocolate dip.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/4
cup orange marmalade
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
tablespoon honey butter spread, softened (from 6.5 ounce container)
1 1/2
teaspoons cinnamon sugar
2/3
cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll dough sheet on cookie sheet; press into 14x8-inch rectangle.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir marmalade and 1/8 teaspoon of the red pepper until well blended. Spoon marmalade mixture lengthwise over half of dough to within 3/4 inch of edges. Carefully lift and fold plain half of dough rectangle over marmalade; pinch edges to seal. Brush top of dough with honey butter spread.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes; remove to cooling rack. In small bowl, mix the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of the red pepper and the cinnamon sugar; sprinkle evenly over top.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix chocolate hazelnut spread and cream. Cook over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture is warm, stirring frequently. DO NOT BOIL.
  • 5 Carefully transfer baked dough to cutting board. With serrated knife cut in half lengthwise. Make 12 crosswise cuts to make 24 strips. Serve warm with chocolate mixture for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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