Heart-Shaped Churro Crisps with Hot Fudge Sauce

This was one of my most difficult posts. Huh?!  Believe me, taking ALL these pictures before I could finally eat this divine treat?  Sheer torture!  This sweet post is just in time (and SO easy to make) for Valentine’s Day!  Cinnamon sugar heart shaped crisps to dip in warm hot fudge sauce …  if this doesn’t say love, I don’t know what does!!

Churro Crisps with Hot Fudge Sauce

baked cinnamon sugar churro crisps with hot fudge sauce at shakentogetherlife.com
Churros are one of my favorites parts about visits to Disney World (or Sam’s Club, ha!).  Most churros are made by extruding batter into hot oil, fried and then rolled in cinnamon sugar.  Can you say amazing?  But I normally don’t make fried foods at home, so instead, I made these sweet heart shaped churro crisps that are baked (and way healthier) in just a few minutes!
baked cinnamon sugar churro crisps with hot fudge sauce at shakentogetherlife.com

These are definitely a labor of love – two tortillas make 60 crisps – but my guys were worth the heart shaped indentation in my palm.  Lay the cut out hearts in a single layer on your baking sheet, spray with non-stick cooking spray (or brush with melted butter), sprinkle liberally with cinnamon sugar and keep checking the crisps as they bake.  You want them crispy but not too crispy.  Allow the crisps to cool.  Then, get some hot fudge sauce (use the microwave kind … I did), stir in a little cinnamon – ooooo, fancy! – and dip.  You know you’ve done it right if this is what you are left with:

baked cinnamon sugar churro crisps with hot fudge sauce at shakentogetherlife.com

If the way to your Valentine’s heart involves chocolate, here are a few more of my favorite chocolate desserts!


  1. I could totally make these! Fun idea for those leftover tortillas after making tacos!

  2. Very cute & delicious!

  3. Oh…K.. you cutie- this one is Great! Then again…I am talking to a cutie so…. have no fear Keri will bust these cute projects/food yumminess out! Love this!

  4. Yum!!! Love crisp treats paired with chocolate!!

  5. These look amazing, and i LOVE your presentation!

    Kelly @ View Along the Way

  6. yum! and they are so cute!

  7. How cute are these, and boy do they look tasty!

  8. Oh, yum! Love a good churro but never eat them on account of my arteries. Great alternative. :)

  9. I could eat every single one of them…YUMMMMY!

  10. Have never heard of churros (maybe they aren’t so popular in England?) but they sound like the sort of thing I’d love! Pinning :)

  11. These look delicious! Yum!!

  12. So yummy and fun! Love the photos too…. I’d love for you to come link this up at my Tuesday Time Out!
    Melanie Reasons To Skip The Housework

  13. How adorable!! I love the hearts. So cute!

  14. My boys will go crazy over these! I will be making them…pronto! Thanks for sharing!

  15. These look so cute and delicious!!

  16. I want some NOW!!!!!!!

  17. I never thought to dip these in chocolate. My kids would love these! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

  18. Love this! I’d like to invite you to link up to Saturday Spotlight @ Angels Homestead.


    Hope to see you there :)


  19. Those look sooooo delicious! Yum! I bet the chocolate makes them twice as good. Would you consider sharing them here? http://www.oneartsymama.com/2013/02/shine-on-fridays-67-and-giveaway.html

  20. Yum!

  21. I found you from Sugar Bee Crafts! I’m your newest follower via GFC. I host Fluster Creative Muster Party on Wednesdays and I would love it if you would come by and party with us. Hope to see you there!

    Hugs, Smiles, and Blessings,

    Fluster Buster

  22. Keri, these look amazing! Thanks for sharing them at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

  23. I am drooling!!
    I would love it if you joined our “One last Valentine’s Day Round Up”
    Linky Party and shared this!

  24. Heart shaped makes everything cuter and yummier :) Thanks for linking up to Monday Funday!

  25. I love churros–these look amazing!

  26. Featured these today from last week’s PinworthyProjects Party. Have a great day!

  27. Can I just come live with you? and eat your food? and watch you decorate? and you can write my posts? and take my pictures??? :) xoxo

  28. Looks delicious, Keri. Would love for you to share at my linky party going on right now. http://www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2013/02/tasty-thursdays-29.html

    Thanks, Nichi – The Mandatory Mooch

  29. Thanks for linking up to Create & Inspire last week. Tonight we’re featuring YOU! Hope you’ll stop by and link up some more fab projects! xo, Kimberly

  30. Great idea. Thanks for sharing. I do these with long strips. Never thought about cut outs. We have a party on Tumbleweed Contessa on Mondays – What’d You Do This Weekend? I’d love it if you brought these over.

    The Contessa (Linda)

  31. What a quick, easy, and fun idea! Thanks!

  32. Irene Jackson says:

    Awesome tasty and easy recipe idea, thanks! I will have fun making these. Here’s a tip that I’d love to share for everyone to use your recipe for: I bought a tin full of holiday punch cut-outs from Pampered Chef. You can use these different shapes for all sorts of holidays and occasions! <3


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