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Pumpkin Churros

If you love churros, you are going to love these pumpkin churros. The perfect fall dessert that is flavorful and sweet, and always a favorite.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Churros Recipe, Pumpkin Churros
Servings: 24 Churros
Author: Deliciously Seasoned

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • cups flour
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree
  • cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter.
  • Add in water, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon stick.
  • Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and remove cinnamon stick.
  • Add in the flour and stir until combined well and a dough is formed. Approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • Let mixture cool and then add in pumpkin puree and egg and mix well.
  • Transfer dough to a piping bag fitted with a large star tip. Set aside.
  • In a shallow dish, mix together cinnamon and sugar.
  • Pipe 6 inch long dough logs onto prepared baking sheet. Flash freeze for 10 minutes.
  • In a dutch oven or large skillet, heat oil to 400°.
  • Remove churros from freezer and place frozen dough into the hot oil.
  • Fry until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes, flipping often.
  • Remove from oil with tongs and place on paper towel, then immediately roll into cinnamon sugar.
  • Repeat with the rest of the dough.

Notes

Recipe inspired from Julie over at Table for Two