Air Fryer Apple Churros
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Air Fryer Apple Churros

Prep: 20 minutes plus freezing
Air Fry: 32 minutes • Serves: 8

1/4 cup PICS unsalted butter
1-1/2 teaspoons raw cane sugar
1/8 teaspoon PICS salt
1/3 cup PICS all purpose flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon PICS ground cinnamon
2 large PICS eggs
1/2 small Market 32 Fuji or Gala apple, peeled and finely chopped
2 tablespoons PICS powdered sugar
PICS nonstick cooking spray

1. Line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. In medium saucepan, heat butter, cane sugar, salt and 1/2 cup water to a simmer over medium-high heat. Stir in flours and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon; remove from heat and stir until incorporated. Add eggs, 1 at a time, making sure each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next; stir in apple. Makes about 1-1/2 cups.

2. Transfer dough to piping bag fitted with large star tip; pipe 4-inch-long churros, 1 inch apart, on prepared pan and freeze 20 minutes. Makes about 24 churros.

3. Preheat 3-quart air fryer to 350° for 5 minutes. In small bowl, whisk powdered sugar and remaining 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.

4. Lightly spray churros with cooking spray. In 4 batches, air fry churros 8 minutes or until golden brown, carefully turning once; dust with powdered sugar mixture.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (3 churros):
122 Calories, 8g Fat (4g Saturated), 62mg Cholesterol, 53mg Sodium,
11g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 4g Sugars, 3g Added Sugars, 3g Protein