Cinnamon Churros


Cinnamon Churros

Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 large fresh eggs
  • 1 tsp real vanilla extract
  • sugar mixed with cinnamon for sprinkling


  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • In sauce pan combine butter, salt, water and bring to boil.
  • Remove from heat and add flour and stir until mixture thickens an is dough like.
  • With an electric hand-mixer on low beat dough and add eggs 1 at a time mixing completely,
  • Add the vanilla and mix well in to dough.
  • Dough should look like mashed potatoes but feed sticky.
  • Put dough into pastry bag or plastic bag with corner cut off.
  • Squeeze slender lines of dough into rows leaving at least an inch in between each row. Each line of dough should be about 4 inches long.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until they are deep golden brown.
  • Remove the cookie sheet and sprinkle cinnamon-sugar over the warm churros.