Churro Poppers

Prep Time: 5 min.
Bake Time: 2-3 min.
Servings: 12
Difficulty: Beginner

Everyone’s favorite treat, the churro, now in small poppable bites. What’s not to love!


12 Rhodes Yeast Dinner Rolls, dough thawed

Vegetable oil for frying

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Cut each dinner roll in half and round the pieces into balls.
  2. Heat oil to medium or medium-low in a saucepan. Fry the dough, about six at a time, for 2-3 minutes. Remove the fried dough from the oil onto a paper towel to drain.
  3. In a bowl combine the cinnamon and sugar. Coat each churro with cinnamon and sugar. Serve warm.

Freezer Snacks

Complete steps one and two and let the fried dough cool to room temperature. Place in a large freezer bag.


Remove as many poppers as you would like. Place them on a plate and cover with a wet paper towel. For 2, microwave for 30 seconds, for every additional popper, add 10 seconds. Remove from microwave and complete step three.

Air Fryer (recommended)

Remove as many poppers as you would like. Place them in the air fryer. Set the air fryer to 400ºF for 7-10 minutes. Complete step three.


Remove as many poppers as you would like. Place them on a sprayed baking sheet and bake them at 350ºF for 10-12 minutes. Complete step three.

  • Lois Howell
    July 16, 2019

    What wonderful idea for a Quick delicious treat!

  • Jeri whittaker
    July 13, 2023

    I absolutely love Rhodes Rolls but i have a DIFFICULT time finding them in my local grocery stores. Help!!!!!!!

    • Debbie from Rhodes
      July 17, 2023

      You can use our store locator on our website Talk to the person who does the frozen food ordering for your store and see if he can bring what you need in. We can only supply the stores with what they order.
      Call our Customer Satisfaction line at 1-800-876-7333 and talk with one of our representatives, if you have any other questions.

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