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Plate of sorullitos


Treat yourself to Sorullitos, a delightful cheesy snack perfect for any occasion. These golden, crispy cornmeal sticks are infused with melty Cheddar cheese, offering a satisfying crunch with every bite. Easy to make and air-fried to perfection, they are best enjoyed with a delicious Mayo-Ketchup dipping sauce. Ideal for parties or a cozy evening at home, Sorullitos will quickly become a favorite.
Thanks to Sylvia Meléndez Klinger at for the recipe!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican


  • 1 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 cup Corn flour
  • 1 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise


  • In a medium size pot, heat water, salt, and butter.
  • Add corn flour and fold for 1-2 minutes or until the corn flour becomes a dough.
  • Fold in cheese and transfer to a medium bowl. Let cool for a couple of minutes, if necessary.
  • Roll pieces of dough with your hands, forming 3" to 3 1/2" long sticks.
  • Place them in a single layer in the air fryer basket and fry at 400 degrees in the fry setting for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve with the Mayo-Ketchup dipping sauce.