- Churros are fried-dough pastry-based snacks. They are often referred to as "Spanish doughnuts" or "Mexican doughnuts".
- Churros were originally about the size of a breadstick and were eaten plain or rolled in cinnamon sugar.
- Today, churros have become increasingly popular throughout the United States and other non-Latin countries.
- Churros are typically fried until they become crunchy, and then are sprinkled with sugar or cinnamon.
- In Cuba, churros are filled with guava.
- In Spain, Mexico, and Argentina, they are available in cafes for breakfast.
- In Chile, Argentina and Brazil, churros are filled with dulce de leche.
- There are about 116 calories in one churro.
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