Breads & Baked Goods, Dessert

Air-Fried Churros

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 1h 25 mins
  • Medium
  • Serves 8

A special treat for your family and friends.


  • Contains Wheat
  • Contains Eggs
  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat, Eggs, Milk/Dairy

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, cut in cubes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Small Saucepan
  • Large Bowl
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Whisk
  • Step 1

    In a small saucepan, add water, butter, 3 tablespoons sugar, and salt. Stir to combine and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

  • Step 2

    Once boiling, reduce heat to low and add flour, stirring constantly with rubber spatula until smooth.

  • Step 3

    Remove from heat and transfer to a large bowl. Cool for 5 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla and beat by hand with a whisk or spatula until fully combined. Transfer to piping bag with a star tip or a large resealable plastic bag with one of the corners cut off.

  • Step 4

    Spray a sheet pan with nonstick spray. Pipe churros into 4-inch pieces. Use scissors or a paring knife to cut each one from piping bag. Place pan in refrigerator for 1 hour to set.

  • Step 5

    Place SearPlate in bottom rails to catch any drippings from falling onto the bottom heating elements. Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 400°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Press the setting dial to begin preheating.

  • Step 6

    Transfer churros to Air Fry Basket, leaving about 1/2 inch between each. Spray with nonstick spray.

  • Step 7

    When unit has preheated, open door, and place basket in the top level of the oven. Close door to begin cooking.

  • Step 8

    While churros are cooking, mix cinnamon and remaining sugar together in a large bowl.

  • Step 9

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove basket from the oven. Spray churros with nonstick spray, toss in the cinnamon sugar mixture, and serve warm