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These addicting pumpkin churro French toast sticks put the ‘yum’ in autumn

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It’s fall, and it’s pumpkin season. Are you getting enough pumpkin in your life?

That was a trick question, of course. It should go without saying that the answer is “no.” Because you can never have enough pumpkin, especially when it comes in the form of pan-fried French toast.

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While we’re not under any illusions that this decadent breakfast qualifies as a healthy treat, it might comfort you to know that there are several health benefits to be had in eating pumpkin. Pumpkins are as nutrient-dense as they are full of flavor. Pumpkins have a high vitamin and mineral content, with anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, and antioxidant medicinal properties backed by research. Eat more pumpkin — including its seeds and oil — and you could reduce your breast cancer risk, improve your liver health, lower your blood pressure, and protect your eyesight as you get older. Just make sure to save the extra-sweet fall treats, like these pumpkin churros, for special occasions.

How to make pumpkin churro French toast sticks: Ingredients

  • 1 loaf thick, white bread (Texas toast), stale and cut into 1-inch thick “sticks”
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Spoonful of butter to use in pan
  • Maple syrup (optional)

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How to make pumpkin churro French toast sticks: Tutorial

This recipe comes with a warning. You and your family are probably going to devour these tasty churro sticks in one sitting. On the off-chance you don’t, you can refrigerate what’s left and save them for breakfast for the week.

Here’s where to begin:

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1. With a serrated knife, cut each bread slice lengthwise into four long sticks. Use the entire loaf.

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2. Whisk milk, eggs, pumpkin, brown sugar, and vanilla until all ingredients are blended.

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3. Mix cinnamon and granulated sugar and sprinkle on a plate.

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4. Place a spoonful of butter in a large pan or griddle and heat on medium.

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5. Dip individual sticks of bread into pumpkin mixture until fully coated and then place on the griddle. Cook all four sides of each stick until lightly browned, about two minutes per side, so the bread is cooked through.

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6. Roll each stick in cinnamon and sugar until fully coated after taking it out of the pan. Repeat with remaining bread sticks until all ingredients are used.

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7. Serve up with maple syrup as a dipping sauce on the side.

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