Star Buñuelos
Nestlé® Coffee-Mate®

Star Buñuelos

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Celebrate with these festive star-shaped buñuelos at your next gathering. Your guests will not be able to resist just one.

20 mins. to Prepare

20 mins. Cooking Time

45 mins. Standing Time standing

85 mins. Total

Servings: 57 (3-inch) buñuelos

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Step 1 of 10

COMBINE water, 4 teaspoons sugar and cinnamon stick in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Let mixture come to a boil; remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature. Stir in Coffee-mate; set aside. Remove cinnamon stick.

COMBINE flour, baking powder and shortening in a large bowl. Mix with hands until mixture becomes crumbly.

Step 3 of 10

ADD egg and vanilla extract; continue mixing with hands. Continue mixing, adding liquid mixture a 1/4 cup at a time until a smooth and malleable dough forms. If dough is too dry, moisten hands and form a large ball.

Step 4 of 10

TRANSFER dough to a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 5 of 10

ROLL out dough in 1-cup portions at a time to 1/4-inch thickness or thinner. Using a 3-inch star cookie or sandwich cutter, cut out dough stars.

Step 6 of 10

PLACE dough stars on a flat surface; let stand for 15 minutes.

COMBINE ½ cup sugar and ground cinnamon in a shallow bowl or large plate.

HEAT approximately 1/2-inch depth of oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Test oil temperature by dropping in a small ball of dough. Oil should bubble.

Step 9 of 10

CAREFULLY add a few buñuelos at a time to oil and fry for 20 to 30 seconds on each side or until golden.

Step 10 of 10

TRANSFER each star immediately to cinnamon/sugar mixture and coat.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 57 (3-inch) buñuelos
Calories from Fat20
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Cholesterol 5mg1%
Sodium 5mg0%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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