Rainbow Churros


Rainbow Churros

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    These rainbow churros will brighten up any snack time or make an impression at your next party. 

    Watch how this recipe comes together on an episode of Just Pin It on HSTV

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 12
    Hy-Vee canola oil, for frying
    1 c. Hy-Vee 2% milk
    6 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    1 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cinnamon
    4 Hy-Vee large eggs
    Simple syrup, for brushing
    Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple sanding sugar

    Things To Grab

    • Heavy saucepan or deep-fryer
    • Medium saucepan
    • Electric mixer
    • Pastry bag fitted with a medium star tip
    • Paper towels


    1. Heat oil in heavy saucepan or deep-fryer to 375 degrees. Follow instructions for quantity of oil for deep fryer. For heavy saucepan, allow at least 2 inches of oil. 

    2. Combine milk and butter in medium saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and stir in flour and cinnamon until combined. Cook and stir mixture over low heat for 3 minutes or until dough lightly sticks to bottom of pan; move from heat. 

    3. Beat dough with an electric mixture on low until cooled slightly. Add eggs one at a time until dough reaches a pipeable consistency. Transfer dough to pastry bag fitted with medium star tip. 

    4. Pipe 6-inch lengths of dough, 3 at a time, into hot oil. Fry 3 to 5 minutes or until golden, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. 

    5. Brush churros with simple syrup; sprinkle each color of sugar crosswise over churros. 

    Recipe Source:

    HSTV.com, Just Pin It, Rainbow Churros Episode