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Air Fryer Donut Holes Recipe

These air fryer donut holes are such an easy treat to make for the family. You can serve it for breakfast or as a dessert, and you only need a few simple ingredients.

Air Fryer Donut Holes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 jumbo biscuit can
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon
  • 3/4 stick butter melted

Step-By-Step Instructions:

Open your pre-made biscuit dough can and quarter each of the biscuit pieces. Turn each piece into a round ball and set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Meanwhile, melt your butter in the microwave.

Lightly coat each of your air fryer donut bites with butter and place into your air fryer basket – a single layer. The dough balls should not be touching. This is one recipe where batch cooking is preferred.

Set the machine to 350 degrees and 12 minutes. At the midway point, shake the basket. If you need an additional three minutes once the time is up, set for more time. Each machine is slightly different in the amount of hot air that is distributed. Cooking time may vary but you are looking for a golden brown topping.

Dip each ball into your melted butter and then toss in your sugar mixture. Set on a wire rack to cook.

Air fryer donuts do not taste exactly like traditional donuts. I want to be honest with you about this! The first time I tried them, I was expecting a REAL DONUT TASTE and was left wanting, but this is a delicious recipe the whole family will enjoy. Especially if they have a sweet tooth! Who can say no to a cinnamon sugar donut?

Tips and Variations for Air Fryer Donut Recipes:

  • Substitute the cinnamon sugar coating for powdered sugar instead.
  • Top with a chocolate glaze.
  • Consider using brown sugar instead of white sugar.
  • For holiday-specific themes, consider adding spices to match the mood. For Fall, consider pumpkin pie spice to make pumpkin spice donut holes.
  • You can also stuff each of the little donuts with a treat like cream cheese or chocolate chips.
  • Consider making full-sized donuts using this same concept.
  • For leftovers, be sure to store them in an airtight container. You can leave them on the counter for a few days as homemade donuts will keep at room temperature.
  • For a cleaner cut, consider using biscuit cutters.

So much fun! I hope you enjoy these donut pieces tossed in a simple cinnamon-sugar mixture. I love easy recipes for the air fryer and this one cannot be beat. Delicious donuts on a weekend can be the special treat everyone looks forward to this weekend!

Air Fryer Donut Holes Recipe

Air Fryer Donut Holes

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These air fryer donut holes are such an easy treat to make for the family. You can serve it for breakfast or as a dessert, and you only need a few simple ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 1 jumbo biscuit can
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon
  • 3/4 stick butter melted

Instructions

    1. Open your pre-made biscuit dough can and quarter each of the biscuit pieces. Turn each piece into a round ball and set aside.
    2. In a medium bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Meanwhile, melt your butter in the microwave.
    3. Lightly coat each of your air fryer donut bites with butter and place into your air fryer basket - a single layer. The dough balls should not be touching. This is one recipe where batch cooking is preferred.
    4. Set the machine to 350 degrees and 12 minutes. At the midway point, shake the basket. If you need an additional three minutes once the time is up, set for more time. Each machine is slightly different in the amount of hot air that is distributed. Cooking time may vary but you are looking for a golden brown topping.
    5. Dip each ball into your melted butter and then toss in your sugar mixture. Set on a wire rack to cook.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 218Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 150mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 4gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g

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