Churros originated In Spain many years ago. As its popularity grew, churros quickly spread to Mexico and Argentina. Today, Churros are enjoyed in the United States by consumers of all nationalities. California Churros® are sticks of tender dough, made from 100% wheat flour and other fine ingredients. They are extruded through a star - shaped tube and cut into varied sizes, then prepared in No-Cholesterol 100% vegetable shortening. The result is a delicious crispy outer shell with a cake like center.