Pumpkin spice churros

Too much of a good thing can be …

Think about it,  what is your answer?  Too much of a good thing can be__________?

What category do you fall into?

Too much of a good thing can be  _____________?

… a sure sign that something bad is going to happen.

… scary, nothing ever goes right for me – watch out lightning might strike.

… something that happens to other people,  not me, I have terrible luck.


Too much of a good thing can be ___________ ?

… than I ever dreamed of, I can’t wait to see what is next!

… as easy as deciding “good things” are mine for the taking.

… a sign that you are on to something amazing.

… confirmation that you are just where you are suppose to be.

Too much of a good thing can be …

A reminder that it’s time to take a moment to be thankful for all the good things.

Time to take moment off the red carpet, away from the camera,and make churros with a sick little boy who stayed home from school.

Time to sit quietly and write personal notes to all the people who make your life wonderful.

Too much of a good thing can be WONDERFUL,  it’s all a matter of perspective.  Change your thoughts, change your life …

Pumpkin spice churros

Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 4
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup all-purpose unbleached white flour
  • 3 large organic eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-4 cups of canola oil
  • ½ cup organic granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  1. In a medium sauce pot bring water, butter, and salt to a low simmer.
  2. Once the butter is completely melted, add in flour & pumpkin pie spice-stir until mixture comes together, begins to roll into a ball,and becomes shiny.
  3. Turn off heat and continue to cook, stirring for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  5. Once cooled but still warm to the touch, stir in eggs and vanilla one at a time until incorporated (you may use a hand mixer or stir by hand vigorously with a wooden spoon).
  6. Place dough into a pastry bag fitted with a medium star tip.
  7. Heat 2-3 inches of canola oil to 375 degrees in large heavy bottom pot, about 3 – 4 cups.
  8. Once the oil is up to temperature, carefully squeeze 3 inches of pastry dough into the hot oil, cutting off each churros by swiping off the dough at the tip with your finger or a knife.
  9. Oil will bubble around the churros vigorously when bubbles begin to die down and churros are golden flip over and repeat, about 1 minute on each side.
  10. Place cooked churros onto paper towel to drain off excess oil and toss in sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
  11. Serve warm


One Comment

  1. Lokness @ The Missin December 1, 2012 at 2:00 am #

    Pumpkin spices churros! Perfect for the cold winter. Thanks.

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