Baked Churros

These baked churros are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and full of donut-y deliciousness. Here is the star tip we used on the pastry bag. This is the right sized one for the full churro effect.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3 eggs


1. In a medium sauce pan, add water, butter, sugar, brown sugar and salt. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until butter is melted.

2. Remove pan from stove and add vanilla and flour, stirring until flour is incorporated (I used a wooden spoon).

3. Add one egg at a time being careful to stir quickly so that the eggs don’t cook.

4. Once all 3 eggs are incorporated, transfer your dough to a pastry bag (be careful as dough will be hot and also it will not all fit in the bag at once).

5. Pipe onto a parchment lined baking sheet in 3 inch strips with room in between.

6. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes (I said 370, not sure why?! :))

7. Remove from oven and melt 4 tablespoons butter. Mix 1/4 cup sugar with tsp cinnamon. Brush your slightly cooled churros with butter and roll in sugar mixture or sprinkle it all over your churro.

Dig in!

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (12, 10 and 7). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}