Breakfast, Dessert

Air Fryer Doughnuts

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Total 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

These easy Air Fryer Doughnuts are so decadent and delicious! Using premade biscuit dough, you can have these for breakfast or dessert in less than 20 minutes!

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  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 can refrigerated flaky buttermilk biscuits
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted


  • Small Bowl
  • Biscuit / Cookie Cutter
  • Step 1

    In a small shallow bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon and set aside. 

  • Step 2

    Remove the biscuits from the can, separate them, and place them on a cutting board. Use a 1-inch round biscuit cutter (or similarly sized bottle cap) to cut holes out of the center of each biscuit 

  • Step 3

    Install a crisper plate in both baskets. Place 4 donuts in a single layer in each basket. 

  • Step 4

    Select Zone 1, select AIR FRY, set temperature to 360°F, and set time to 10 minutes. Select MATCH COOK to match Zone 2 settings to Zone 1. Select START/PAUSE to begin. 

  • Step 5

    Once timer has finished, remove donuts from drawers.

  • Step 6

    Dip both sides of the warm donuts into the melted butter, place in the cinnamon sugar, and flip to coat both sides. Serve warm.

  • Step 7

    Repeat step 4–6 to cook the donut holes. Set time for 5 minutes.

  • Step 8

    Alternatively, donuts can be topped with a powdered sugar glaze or a chocolate glaze with toppings of choice such as sprinkles.