Golden brown fried churros tossed with cinnamon sugar get an added level of scrumptiousness when dipped in warm caramel sauce.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 20 servings
2/3 cup sugar, divided
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1-1/4 cups water, divided
1/3 cup butter
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups oil
25 KRAFT Caramels
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Let's Make It
Mix 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in shallow bowl until blended.
Bring 1 cup water, remaining sugar and butter 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 mixture; toss to evenly coat.
Microwave caramels and remaining water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring every 30 sec. Serve with warm churros.
Variation: Serve with one or more of these other dipping sauces:
Chocolate-Caramel Dipping Sauce
Microwave 1 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, 20 KRAFT Caramels and 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) frozen COOL WHIP Whipped Topping in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until chocolate and caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring after each minute.
White Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
Melt 6 oz. BAKER'S White Chocolate as directed on package. Stir in 3 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter until blended.
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 7g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 19g
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.