chur·​ro | \ ˈchu̇r-ō , ˈchü-rō\

Definition of churro

: a Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried unsweetened dough and sprinkled with sugar

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Each churro comes dusted with green sugar and served with a warm caramel dipping sauce. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, "QUIZ: Could You Eat Your Way Through All of Disney's Halloween Treats?," 1 Oct. 2018 There is as yet no mechanism to trade those digital achievements for, say, a discount on churros, but that’s a great idea. Scott Craven, USA TODAY, "Stuck in line at Disney and need a diversion? Disney has a new app for that," 27 June 2018 Members of the Club Baja email club will get an email Saturday with a coupon for free guacamole and churros with catering orders of $50 or more. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Cinco de Mayo brings $1 margaritas, $2 tacos and deals galore," 3 May 2018 Del Taco: Available as part of the chain’s new Late Night Bites Menu, the Churro Dipper Shake features a warm churro dipped in a vanilla shake with chocolate swirls. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Restaurants compete to have this summer's coolest and wackiest drinks," 26 June 2018 Meanwhile, transfer hot churro batter to a large bowl. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Churros with Chocolate-Caramel Sauce," 2 Oct. 2018 Always make time for decadent churros and thick hot chocolate at La Churrería Madrid 1883, which holds the holy honor of being the oldest churrería in this capital city. Elizabeth Wellington, Vogue, "Where to Eat and Shop in Malasaña, the Williamsburg of Madrid," 22 July 2018 Watch the cooks dip, fry, and sugar-coat your long, spindly churro, which is paired with hot chocolate in a flavor of your choosing. Condé Nast Traveler, "23 Best Things To Do In Mexico City," 4 Mar. 2018 When churros are cool enough to handle, coat in cinnamon sugar. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Churros with Chocolate-Caramel Sauce," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of churro

1929, in the meaning defined above

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