Just wait until you try these Air Fryer Donut Holes. Not only are they going to change you dreading waking up early in the morning but they’re literally going to be the bright start to your day. I love how simple and easy they are to grab as you’re running out the door!
If you’re a huge fan of donuts, check out this recipe for Cake Mix Donuts as well. This is another delicious recipe that requires minimal effort for a BIG taste!
I first came upon making donuts from biscuits when I saw this recipe on Thrillist. I figured if I can make donuts, I can make donut holes and use my Air Fryer!
Is there anything that the Air Fryer can’t make? Seriously. Now that I know that donut holes aren’t off the table, it’s literally game on for breakfast for the rest of this week.
And I know my pocketbook will thank me as well since I’ll no longer be running to the store to buy donuts and spending a ton of money on them. These Air Fryer Donuts are a game-changer and are truly the perfect weekend treat.
AIR FRYER DONUT HOLES
Oh, and guess what? I’ve left out the best part. These donut holes literally take just 3 simple ingredients to make. How awesome is that?! No more waking up super early to prep a breakfast that is gobbled up in a few seconds flat.
This easy donut recipe is high up on my list because it’s just literally that simple to make. And I can assure you that everyone in the family will agree because my kids are begging me over and over to make these all the time!
What Ingredients do I need to make Air Fryer Donut Holes?
You just need these three ingredients to make these simple donut holes, and Air Frying is so much easier than deep frying.
- Grand Biscuits (or any refrigerated biscuit dough)
- White granulated sugar
- *small biscuit cutter and parchment paper
HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER DONUT HOLES
I can sit here all day and talk about how simple this recipe is but I’m going to let the photos show you the proof of that below!
Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cut the donut holes from the biscuit dough with a mini pastry cutter. You can also you the lid from a drink bottle.
Line the basket with parchment paper or prepare with a non stick oil spray.
Place the dough balls in a single layer into the Air Fryer basket and bake on 350 for about 4 minutes, shaking the basket about halfway through.
Add the sugar mixture to a shallow bowl for dipping.
Remove the doughnut holes from the air fryer when they are golden brown and dip the donuts in cinnamon sugar mix before serving.
AIR FRYER DONUT FAQS
How do you reheat donut holes?
You can pop them in the microwave for a few seconds to reheat them but I do have to be honest with you. These donut holes are best eaten fresh, so don’t leave any leftovers for later!
Can you add other fun toppings to these donut holes?
Yes! Not only can you use cinnamon sugar, but you can also use powdered sugar, chocolate glaze, sprinkles, and more. Sprinkle on some powdered sugar or make a light glaze to drizzle over the top. The point is to use your Air Fryer to cook them up and then you can add whatever type of sweetness that you want to them.
YOU MIGHT ALSO ENJOY:
If you love this easy donut hole recipe as much as we do, you might also enjoy these other recipes, too!
- Air Fryer French Toast
- Donut Christmas Tree Dessert
- Pumpkin Spice Donut Muffins
- Death by Chocolate Triple Chocolate Donuts
- Air Fryer Biscuits
- Air Fried OREOs
- Frozen Burritos in Air Fryer
Air Fryer Donut Holes
- Air Fryer
- 1 can refrigerated biscuit dough
- 1 tbsp cinnamon
- 1 cup granulated white sugar
- Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Cut the donut holes from the biscuits with a mini cookie cutter. You can also you the lid from a drink bottle.
- Place the donut holes into the air fryer and bake on 350 for about 4 minutes, shaking the basket about halfway through.
- Remove from the air fryer and dip into the cinnamon sugar before serving.
*Nutritional information is a calculated guesstimate. Please note that this can change with different brands and modifications you may make to the recipe. For the most accurate information, use a nutritional calculator with the exact brands and measurements you’re using with each recipe.