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Easy Churro Recipe

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  • Author: So Festive!
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: about 20 small pieces 1x


Easy, homemade churros you can make in 20 minutes. Great for your next Fiesta!


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For the churro dough

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

For Frying

  • 2 quarts oil like canola or vegetable oil

For Cinnamon Sugar Churros 

  • 1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For Churros Con Chocolate Sauce

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy cream


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  4. For churros con chocolate, melt chocolate chips in microwave with a few teaspoons of heavy cream. Stir well until thin. Dip!


This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Desserts