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easy oven-baked chin chin
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Baked Chin Chin (VIDEO)

Baked Nigerian Chin Chin is a healthy, crunchy, and seriously delicious African snack. It's easy to make, enjoyable to eat, and seriously addictive to the last piece!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Total Time28 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: African, Nigerian
Keyword: authentic baked nigerian chin chin, authentic nigerian chin chin, baked Nigeria chin chin, easy baked nigerian chin chin, healthy baked nigerian chin chin, homemade chin chin recipe, homemade nigerian chin chin
Servings: 15
Calories: 273kcal


  • 3 cup  plain flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1 cup milo (chocolate powder)
  •  ⅓  cup sugar  (or honey)
  • 1 tbsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  •  7  tbsp powdered milk
  • 1 eggs
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • ½ cup water (or 7 tbsp of water)


  • Filter the plain flour with a fine mesh sieve.
  • Mix the flour, sugar, nutmeg, sea salt, powdered milk, and milo in a glass bowl with a silicone spatula.
  • Make a well in the middle to put the egg, salted butter, and water. 
  • Knead the batter with your hands until it turns into dough.
  • Use a dough cutter to slice the dough into half.
  • Press the dough with your hand and roll it out with a rolling pin.
  •  Then, use a pizza cutter or knife to slice it to your preferred shape and size.
  • Arrange the dough pieces on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Place it in a preheated oven at 150°C for 13 minutes.
  • Then, allow it to cool. Finally, transfer them into a glass jar to store!



  • The chin chin dough should not feel sticky. 
  • Check if the oil is hot enough before deep frying. 
  • Let the chin chin cool before serving for an extra crispy texture.


Serving: 1 (of 15) | Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg