Homemade Churros

I have been staying with my parents the last couple days for extra help with my 2 year old while recovering from surgery while my husband is at work.It has been so fun!My mom always had and still has after school snacks for the kids.My youngest brother and sister are still in school and we wanted to make them something special for their first day back.My mom has this killer recipe for churros!  They were seriously so good!


HOMEMADE CHURROS2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
3 eggs
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
In a heavy skillet or deep-fryer, heat oil to 360 F.  Oil should be about 1-1/2 inches deep.In a medium saucepan, heat water and butter to a rolling boil.  Combine the flour and salt; stir into the boiling mixture.  Reduce heat to low and stir vigorously until the mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute.  Remove from heat and beat in the eggs one at a time.  Spoon the mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.Carefully squeeze out 4 inch long strips of dough directly into the hot oil.  Fry 3 or 4 strips at once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side.  Remove from  hot oil to drain on paper towels.  Stir together the sugar and cinnamon; roll churros in the mixture while still hot.Enjoy!Linking up to these parties and here


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  1. Oh, this would be a hit at my house! I have to try them!You've got to share this at my link party. :)http://southernlovely.blogspot.com/2011/08/show-share-2.html

  2. These look so yummy! I would love for you to guestpost this recipe of something similar on my blog over at likemother-likedaughter-food.blogspot.com

  3. Again, thank you for the recipe to one of my addictions! I worked at a concessions stand for a couple summers and one of the items we served was churros. I'd never had one before but I've been hooked every since! My fave Mexican fast food restaurant, Taco Time, now serves them but one is not enough! :)

  4. One of the girls in college brought these back at the beginning of a new term once – she got mobbed and was ever so popular as you can imagine!Thanks for showing how to make them – defintely one to make just before my twin nephews next visit; they would love them

  5. Nikki, these look so yummy! Churros are my favorite treat at Disneyland- I will have to make these! :) Thank you for sharing this at our Strut Your Stuff Link Party! We hope that you will join us again tomorrow!!Camille @SixSistersStuff.blogspot.com