If you've never tried a freshly made churro—deep-fried to a golden brown—try these! Increase the scrumptiousness with chocolate-caramel dipping sauce.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 20 servings
2/3 cup sugar, divided
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup water
1/3 cup butter
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups oil
1 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
20 KRAFT Caramels
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
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Let's Make It
Mix 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in shallow bowl until blended. Reserve for later use.
Bring water, butter and remaining sugar to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add flour; cook and stir on low heat 1 min. or until mixture pulls away from side of pan. Remove from heat. Add eggs; beat until blended. Stir in vanilla. Spoon into pastry bag fitted with large star tip.
Heat oil in deep fryer to 350ºF. Pipe dough, in batches, into 5-inch strips into hot oil; cook 3 min. or until each churro is golden brown on both sides, turning after 1 min. Remove from oil with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Add warm churros, 1 at a time, to reserved cinnamon sugar; toss to evenly coat.
Microwave chocolate, caramels and COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until chocolate and caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring after each minute. Serve with warm churros.
Variation: Serve with one or more of these other dipping sauces:
White Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
Melt 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S White Chocolate (6 oz.) as directed on package. Stir in 3 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter until blended.
Caramel Dipping Sauce
Microwave 25 KRAFT Caramels and 1/4 cup water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring every 30 sec.
Chocolate Dipping Sauce
Microwave 1 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate and 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) frozen COOL WHIP Whipped Topping in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring after each minute.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.