Are you a fan of Crumbl’s famous churro cookies? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process of making your very own Copycat Crumbl Churro Cookies. Get ready to impress your friends and family with these delicious homemade churro cookies!
The Inspiration Behind Copycat Recipes
Crumbl is well-known for its unique and delightful cookie flavors, and their churro cookies are no exception. But what if you can’t make it to a Crumbl store or simply want to enjoy these cookies from the comfort of your own home? That’s where copycat recipes come in handy!
Copycat recipes are recreations of popular dishes that allow you to replicate the flavors and textures of your favorite treats in your own kitchen. They give you the opportunity to experiment and customize the recipe to suit your taste preferences.
Understanding the Churro Cookie Taste Profile
Before diving into the recipe, it’s essential to understand the key elements that make up a classic churro cookie. Crumbl’s churro cookies are known for their crispy exterior and soft, chewy interior. They’re often coated in a cinnamon-sugar mixture that adds a delightful sweetness and warmth to each bite.
The Basic Steps to Make Copycat Churro Cookies
To create your own copycat Crumbl churro cookies, you’ll need to follow a few basic steps:
- Gather the Ingredients: Start by assembling all the necessary ingredients, which may include flour, butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and more.
- Mix the Dough: In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients before adding the wet ingredients. Mix until everything is well incorporated and forms a soft dough.
- Shape the Cookies: Scoop a portion of dough and roll it into a ball before gently flattening it into a disc shape. Repeat this process until you’ve used all the dough.
- Bake to Perfection: Place the shaped cookies on a lined baking sheet and bake them in a preheated oven according to the recipe instructions. Keep an eye on them to ensure they don’t overcook.
- Coat with Cinnamon-Sugar: Once the cookies are baked and still warm, transfer them to a cooling rack and generously coat each cookie with a cinnamon-sugar mixture. The more, the merrier!
Adding Your Own Twist
While this blog post doesn’t include the specific recipe for Crumbl’s churro cookies (for copyright reasons), feel free to explore online resources or experiment with your own recipes to achieve the desired taste and texture. You can try adding additional spices like nutmeg or cardamom, or even incorporate fillings like chocolate chips or caramel for an extra indulgent touch.
Enjoy the Fruits of Your Labor
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as taking a bite out of a freshly baked homemade treat, especially when it’s a copycat version of your favorite cookies. So put on your apron, gather your ingredients, and start making your own batch of Crumbl-inspired churro cookies today. Don’t forget to share them with friends and family – they won’t believe you made these delicious treats from scratch!
Remember, the key to achieving that authentic “Crumbl” taste lies in experimenting, tweaking, and most importantly, having fun in the process. Happy baking!
Copycat Crumbl Churro Cookie
- 1 1/2 cups salted butter softened
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
Cinnamon and Sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting
- 3/4 cup butter room temperature
- 1-2 tbsp ground cinnamon
- 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- milk to thin
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- While the oven is preheating make the cookie dough. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Scrape the sides, add in the eggs, and vanilla extract. Beat until mixed.
- Scrape the sides and add in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Mix until thoroughly combined.
- Scoop out 1/3 cup of dough and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
- Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, seperate out a few tbsp worth of the cinnamon sugar and reserve it for sprinkling on top of the cookie after frosting.
- Roll and press the cinnamon and sugar onto the cookie dough. Flatten the cookie dough gently so it is in the shape of a hockey puck. Repeat with remaining dough.
- Arrange 6 cookies per pan. Bake at 350° for 14-17 minutes or until the centers of the cookies have puffed up and are no longer glossy.
- while the cookies are cooling, make the frosting, by whipping the butter until smooth.
- Add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, adding a little bit of milk after each cup of powdered sugar to keep the consistency like a thick frosting.
- Once you have added all of the powdered sugar, mix in the cinnamon thoroughly.
- Add the frosting to a piping bag fit with a large round piping tip or alternatively you can add the frosting to a gallon sized zip top bag, cut the corner of the bag and use it to pipe the frosting onto the warm cookies in a spiral. Start in the center of the cookie and work your way out.
- Sprinkle some extra cinnamon and sugar on top- serve warm!