Air Fryer Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts Recipe Will Rock Your World in 5 Minutes by Donna John

Air Fryer Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts Recipe Will Rock Your World in 5 Minutes

This easy air fryer donut recipe is addictive. No joke. It took everything in me not to eat all of these soft cinnamon-sugar donuts myself. Sharing? What's that? This five-minute donut recipe is the perfect way to use that air fryer.

You should share these melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts, but eat them hot and don't hold back. Get ready for this to become a most-requested breakfast, brunch, dessert or snack recipe. And with four simple ingredients, you won't mind at all.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 can jumbo refrigerated biscuits (8 count)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Here's how to make it:

1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees F. (I used the Emeril 360 Deluxe Air Fryer Oven.) Melt the butter in a small bowl. Combine the cinnamon and sugar in another small bowl. Set aside.

2. Separate the biscuits. Cut the center out of each biscuit using a donut cutter (I used the cap off of the cinnamon bottle). Spray the air fryer tray or basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place the doughnuts and doughnut holes onto the tray or in the basket (as many as you can fit at one time).

3. Cook the donuts for 4 to 6 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.

4. Dip the hot doughnuts into the butter and then into the cinnamon sugar. Eat!

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Gwen Johnson
OMG. And I have everything to make these but the air fryer! Going to order one today. I've been thinking about it too long.
Elisa Schmitz
Holy smokes, that looks good! I do not have an air fryer, but I think I may need one now, just to make these, LOL. Thanks for sharing the yum, Donna John !
How delicious. 😋

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