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Churro Bites ~ Disneyland Copycat Recipe www.kleinworthco.com

Churro Bites ~ Disneyland Inspired Recipe

Churro Bites are a Disneyland Inspired treat that will take you right back to the park. Crunchy on the outside, soft inside, it’s cinnamon & sugar goodness.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword churro, cinnamon, disney
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp butter cubed
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp + 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • canola oil for frying

Cinnamon coating

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar to start - I kept adding more sugar as the mixture moistened from the heat
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon


  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup granulated sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • Heat 1-1/2 inches of oil in a large pot over medium heat to 360 degrees (Watch this closely - through the entire cooking process - important to maintain your temperature).
  • In a separate medium saucepan combine milk, water, butter, 2 tsp sugar, and salt and bring mixture just to a boil.
  • Once boiling, remove from heat and immediately stir in vanilla and flour.
  • Stir together with spatula & smooth any lumps. Stir until mixture comes together and is smooth. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a large open star tip
  • Pipe 2-4 inches of dough out into oil
  • Cut dough & to allow dough to drop into oil
  • I recommend working in small batches as the dough likes to travel in the oil & come together. Allow churros to fry until golden brown - remove with a wire strainer
  • Drain on a wire rack for a couple minutes.
  • Toss warm, drained churros into sugar mixture to evenly coat.
  • Serve warm with dipping sauce if desired.