Simple and quick collection of air fryer desserts recipes to try out for sweet tooths

Excited to share with you 30 plus air fryer desserts! Using the air fryer to make yummy treats is a new way to enjoy simple, delicious, and easiest desserts in the comfort of your kitchen.

If you have a sweet tooth and love easy, delicious treats, prepare to delight in your air fryer’s capabilities. More than just a gadget for savory snacks, your air fryer is an unexpected hero for whipping up quick and delicious desserts.

Tips for Perfect Air Fryer Desserts

To achieve the best results with air fryer desserts, consider these tips:

  • Choose Suitable Bakeware: Opt for small, heat-safe bakeware like ramekins or silicone molds that fit comfortably in your air fryer basket.
  • Utilize Parchment Paper: This keeps desserts from sticking and makes cleanup a breeze. Perfect for items like cookies and small pastries.
  • Experiment with Flavors: Don’t hesitate to add your favorite spices, extracts, or zest to enhance the flavor of basic recipes.
  • Top Creatively: Garnish your desserts with items like fresh berries, powdered sugar, or a drizzle of caramel for that extra touch.

Easy air fryer desserts to Try

Air Fryer Cheesecake (In Ramekins)

 Air Fryer Cheesecake is a creamy dessert for two! Serve with whipped cream and berries. Get the full recipe from: Chocolate Moosey

Air fryer peach dessert recipe

Air Fryer Peach crisp easy recipe
Photo: Air fryer delicacies

Simple but yummy dessert made from fresh fruits (peaches) paired with ice cream! Air fryer Peaches: fresh peaches are a great way to put your air fryer to good use! 

Get the recipe here

air fryer s’mores recipe

Air Fryer S'Mores Recipe - Ready in 5 minutes
Phot: Air fryer Delicacies

Treat your self or family to the delicious air fryer desserts made in the comfort of your kitchen. This recipe is ready in 5 minutes!

Get the recipe here

Chocolate Covered Dates Recipe

Chocolate Covered Dates Recipe
Photo: Air fryer delicacies

Perfect no-bake desserts that can be made within just a few minutes. A perfect recipe for a beginner!

Get the recipe here

Bunny covered Oreos

Easy no-bake Bunny Oreo Recipe

Another no-bake dessert idea that can be down with kids for a fun mummy and me time.

Get the recipe here

Air fryer desserts: Air fryer donut recipe

Air Fryer Doughnut made easy!
Photo: Air fryer delicacies

The air fryer doughnuts are my new favorite way to enjoy your favorite dessert without excess oil from deep frying.

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Air Fryer Cherry Hand Pies Dipped In Chocolate

Photo: easybudgetrecipes

Hand Pies are perfectly portioned mini pies which make the perfect treat. This recipe for Cherry Hand Pies is made even easier by making them in the Air Fryer! The Air Fryer has quickly become a necessity for us in the kitchen, and we love finding new ways to use it.

These Air Fryer Cherry Hand Pies are easy to make with just four ingredients. Once baked, they’re dipped in chocolate.

Get the full recipe from: Easy Budget Recipes

Air Fryer Fried Ice Cream

Photo: thesoccermomblog

No oil, no mess! Make this restaurant-style dessert at home with our easy Air Fryer Fried Ice Cream recipe! Soft vanilla ice cream coated in a crispy cinnamon sugar coating. This air-fried ice cream is a treat you’ll want to enjoy right away!

You can make restaurant-quality fried ice cream at home and you don’t need a deep fryer or a pot of messy oil! You can make legit fried ice cream using an Air Fryer and some simple ingredients.

Get the full recipe from: The Soccer Mom Blog

Air Fryer Strawberry Chimichangas

Photo: thesoccermomblog

Soft flour tortillas are coated with a creamy cheesecake filling, pocketed with fresh sweet strawberries, rolled up, air fried until warm and golden brown, and dusted with cinnamon sugar. While this spectacular sweet treat looks fancy, it is ready in minutes!

Crisp, warm, sweet, and fruity, these Air Fryer Strawberry Chimichangas are hard to beat when it comes to air fryer desserts! Or any dessert for that matter!

Get the full recipe from: The Soccer Mom Blog

Air Fryer Pineapple

Photo: Cooking With Carlee

Air-frying pineapple requires only 3 ingredients, and it turns out caramelized and delicious. This perfect dessert tastes like grilled pineapple, only better.

This recipe gives tips for the best results.

Get the full recipe from: Cooking With Carlee

Air Fryer Apples With Honey Oat Topping

Photo: erhardtseat

These Air Fryer Apples are soft, loaded with cinnamon flavor and topped with a honey oat topping for the perfect crispy finish. Pair with ice cream or whipped cream for the perfect finish! Ready in 20 minutes and super simple to make.

The entire recipe takes about 20 minutes to prepare and is the perfect fall dessert. Top with honey, vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for the perfect finish.

Get the full recipe from: Erhardts Eat

Star Cherry Air Fryer Hand Pies

Photo: forkinggoodfood 

A cherry air fryer hand pie is a handheld pastry that is filled with cherries and has an air fryer crust. This recipe is perfect for a quick snack or dessert.

This basic hand pie recipe can be made a million ways. You can use just about any cookie cutter and just about any filling. Create these to your family’s taste!

Get the full recipe from: Forking Good Food

Air Fryer Baked Apples With Pecan Filling (Simple Recipe)

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Photo: momswhosave

These “baked” apples are a great way to end any day. With an easy-to-make pecan filling, this recipe only requires a handful of ingredients. And, you can make just one or two if that’s all you need – no need to make a whole pan.

These air fryer baked apples are a delightful dessert that will have your whole family asking for more.

Get the full recipe from: Mom’s Who Save

Air Fryer Cinnamon Twists

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Photo: simplystacie

Make these decadent donut twists in minutes in your air fryer. The outside is crispy, sweet, and buttery, with the inside being light and fluffy. Serve your Air Fryer Cinnamon Twists with a sweet cream cheese dipping sauce that is perfect for dunking.

These air fryer cinnamon sugar twists are a delicious snack or dessert to complete a meal; they are easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes.

Get the full recipe from: Simply Stacie

Air Fryer Caramel Cheesecake Chimichangas

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Photo: simplystacie

Air Fryer Caramel Cheesecake Chimichangas are air fried to golden crispy perfection and covered in a mixture of cinnamon sugar and graham cracker crumbs.

A chimichanga is basically a deep-fried burrito that’s typically filled with savory ingredients like rice, cheese, beans and meat. It’s popular in Tex Mex cuisine and the southwestern United States

Get the full recipe from: Simply Stacie

Air Fryer Chocolate Croissants

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Photo: simplystacie

Make these chocolate-stuffed crescent rolls in your air fryer. Wrap Pillsbury crescent roll dough around a spoonful of sweet and rich Nutella. Air Fryer Chocolate Croissants are ready to eat in minutes! It’s such a delicious and easy dessert everyone loves.

Get the full recipe from: Simply Stacie

Air Fryer Oreos With Crescent Rolls

Photo: simplystacie

Air Fryer Oreos are an easy and fun carnival treat made in the air fryer with crescent roll dough. Oreo cookies are enveloped in a sweet and golden crescent roll packet and topped with powdered sugar. Ready to eat in under 15 minutes!

If you are a beginner air fryer user, this is one of the first recipes you should try with your new air fryer. It’s super simple with minimal prep work.

Get the full recipe from: Simply Stacie

Air Fryer Lemon Drop Cookies

Photo: tastyoven

Air Fryer Lemon Drop Cookies are sweet, tangy, sunny and bright! They are a great summer dessert for picnics, barbecues, and pool parties. Lemon Drop Cookies are a soft sugar cookie made with refreshing lemon juice and lemon extract.

Add yellow food coloring for an extra pop of color! Made in 8 minutes using an egg bites mold, cookies in the air fryer form into super cute cookie balls.

Get the full recipe from: Tasty Oven

Air Fryer Chocolate Muffins

Photo: tastyoven

Air Fryer Chocolate Muffins are sweet, chocolaty and utterly delicious! They’re made with a double layer of chocolate- chocolate chips and cocoa! Double chocolate muffins are air fried in less than 15 minutes and are made in 1 bowl for easy cleanup.

These double chocolate bakery-style air fryer muffins are simply the best! They are the best fluffy chocolate muffins.

Get the full recipe from: Tasty Oven

Air Fryer Peach Dump Cake

Photo: walkingonsunshinerecipes

You only need three ingredients to make this classic Air Fryer Peach Dump Cake recipe only this time we’re going to bake it in the air fryer.

This air fryer peach dump cake recipe is the same as my traditional Peach Dump Cake only instead of baking it in the oven, it’s made in the air fryer.

Get the full recipe from: Walking On Sunshine Recipes

Air Fryer Strawberry Shortcake

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Photo: thehowtohome

This air fryer strawberry shortcake is so easy to make in a traditional air fryer or a Ninja Foodi, and it tastes delicious! The real time saver for this recipe is using refrigerated biscuits instead of making them from scratch or a mix and, of course, making them in an air fryer.

Get the full recipe from: The How To Home

Air Fryer Pistachio Pudding Coffee Cake

Photo: xoxobella

This air fryer cake with pistachio, coconut and almonds is so tasty. This easy-to-make pistachio coffee cake is made with pistachio instant pudding and other simple ingredients.

It is like a Watergate cake and would be perfect for a sweet treat or for Christmas, Easter or St Patrick’s Day.

Get the full recipe from: XoxoBella

Air Fryer Pumpkin Hand Pies w/ Puff Pastry: Fall Delight!

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Photo: dinnersdonequick

These air fryer hand pies with puff pastry are the best of all worlds, because they prep fast thanks to ready made dough, and cook quickly!

Instead of traditional pie crust, I’m using flaky puff pastry dough. You’ll get layers of flavor and a delicious bite. Of course, you can also use regular pie crust if you prefer, but I find this is a nice change of pace (and they’re super fluffy and cute)!

Get the full recipe from: Dinners Done Quick

More Air Fryer Desserts Recipes Ideas

Best Air Fryer Blueberry Cake Ever – So Simple!

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Photo: dinnersdonequick

Blueberry cake is easy to make, yet completely delicious! Your air fryer does all the work for you, and in less time than it would take to bake a traditional cake in the oven.

No matter which way you go about it, the air fryer delivers a speedy baking process while ensuring moisture retention in your baked goods for that perfect bite!

Get the full recipe from: Dinners Done Quick

Air Fryer Pumpkin Muffins: Baked in 15 Mins or Less!

Air Fryer Desserts Recipes Ideas
Photo: dinner done quick

Pumpkin muffins have to be one of my favorite fall treats! I’ll eat them for breakfast or dessert; they’re delicious either way. 

Instead of paying for the version at a chain coffee shop, I’ve made air fryer pumpkin muffins at home now. They’re quick, easy, and, best of all, delicious!

Get the full recipe from: Dinners Done Quick.

Tasty Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

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Photo: cakemixrecipes

These Lemon Cake Mix Cookies are full of that lemony goodness that you crave for in summertime desserts, or maybe that’s just me! Since these lemon cookies have a cake mix base, these suckers can be out of the oven just like that!

One of the best things about these Lemon Cake Mix Cookies is that they only have four simple ingredients. Yep, you read that right. 4!

Get the full recipe from: Cake Mix Recipes

Sprinkle Cookies In The Air Fryer

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Cookies in the Air Fryer are a great hack when you want to make your family some scrumptious cookies without a big hassle. These cookies are so easy because you make them with a simple box cake mix.

This Cookies in the Air Fryer recipe is so quick, easy and delicious. It takes only a few ingredients, and the air fryer makes the cookies with both crispy edges and tender.

Get the full recipe from Cake Mix Recipes

Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls Danish Recipe

Photo: recipesfromleftovers

This cherry cream cheese crescent rolls Danish recipe turns simple ingredients into a sweet morning treat or dessert.

This recipe for cherry cheese Danishes uses canned crescent rolls, cream cheese, and cherry pie filling. It’s a quick and easy way to create a special dessert your whole family will love.

Get the full recipe from: Recipes From Left Overs

Air Fryer Apple Fries

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Photo: tastesoflizzyt

This easy air fryer apple fries recipe with cinnamon sugar coating is delicious year-round, but will become a fall favorite. Ready in about 30 minutes.

Apple fries became popular at Legoland with Granny’s Apple Fries. They are lightly fried apples coated with a cinnamon sugar topping and served with a simple vanilla cream dipping sauce.

Get the full recipe from: Tastes Of Lizzy T

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

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Photo: walkingonsunshinerecipes

You only need three ingredients to make these delicious Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies. A classic peanut butter cookie, but easier! Rich, decadent, and oh so sweet.

The perfect air fryer dessert to satisfy any sweet tooth craving. Let me show you how easy it is to bake cookies using your air fryer. The best part? They taste just like traditional peanut butter cookies without all of the added ingredients!

Get the full recipe from: Walking On Sunshine Recipes

Air Fried Bananas

Simple Air Fryer Desserts Recipes Ideas
Photo: dizzybusyandhungry

These Air Fried Bananas are a super special and fruity treat that’s so easy to make! With just a few simple ingredients you probably have around the kitchen already, you can make this yummy dessert.

Use your air fryer to easily make caramelized bananas that are delicious on their own or perfect as a topping for other desserts. Scoop them onto ice cream or pudding for a delicious combination.

Get the full recipe from: Dizzy Busy And Hungry

Apple Pie Egg Rolls

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Photo: crayonsandcravings

These Apple Pie Egg Rolls are golden and crispy on the outside with warm, gooey apple pie filling on the inside. They’re coated with cinnamon sugar and served with warm caramel dip for an irresistible Fall dessert.

Take sweet apple pie filling and stuff it inside a crispy egg roll wrapper dusted with a generous coating of cinnamon sugar.

Get the full recipe from: Crayons And Cravings

Air Fryer Cinnamon Pretzel Bites

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Photo: crayonsandcravings

These air fryer cinnamon pretzel bites are an easy snack or dessert to whip up when you have a sweet tooth. Made from frozen pizza dough, water, baking soda, egg, unsalted butter, sugar, and brown sugar, these soft pretzel bites are going to be your new favorite treat!

It takes less than a half-hour to make this perfect little treat. This recipe makes about 40 bites, enough to feed a crowd!

Get the full recipe from: Crayons And Cravings

Fried Ice Cream

Air Fryer Desserts Recipes Ideas
Photo: hoteatsandcoolreads

This no fry Fried Ice Cream is sweet, delicious and crunchy! Such an easy summer dessert the whole family will enjoy with step by step instructions!

Do you love fried ice cream at your local Mexican restaurant? If so, you’ll want to try this easy no fry version at home!

Get the full recipe from: Hot Eats And Cool Reads

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust Recipe

Photo: blackberrybabe

This creamy pumpkin pie recipe during the holiday season! Traditional pumpkin pie uses a traditional pie crust made with butter and flour. I switched things up a bit with delicious pumpkin pie recipe!

Browning the pumpkin custard filling adds extra depth of flavor which pairs so well with the buttery crunch of the graham cracker crumbs!

Get the full recipe from: Blackberry Babe

How To Make S’mores In The Air Fryer (Easy Recipe)

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It’s easy to make S’mores in the Air Fryer! Gooey air fryer s’mores are a quick treat and just as sticky and delicious as your favorite campfire treat. This is more a “technique” than a recipe. 

But, I do think it’s a great way to make indoor s’mores. The gooey marshmallows get a nice toasty golden color and crusty outside, just like they would with a bonfire. The melty chocolate is perfect, and the graham crackers are extra crisped

Get the full recipe from: Blackberry Babe

FAQ’s about Air Fryer Desserts Recipes

Can I use regular bakeware in an air fryer?

Yes, you can use small, heat-safe bakeware like ramekins, mini cake pans, or silicone molds in an air fryer. Make sure they fit comfortably in the air fryer basket.

Can I use aluminum foil in an air fryer for desserts?

Yes, you can use aluminum foil, but it should be used sparingly. It can affect air circulation, so use it only when necessary, such as to cover portions of desserts to prevent over-browning.

Are there specific tips for making air fryer desserts healthier?

Yes, you can use healthier alternatives like whole wheat flour, almond flour, or coconut sugar in your recipes. You can also try baking with fruit instead of sugar for natural sweetness.

How do I ensure my desserts cook evenly in an air fryer?

Arrange your desserts in a single layer with space between each item to allow for even air circulation. Rotate the basket or flip the items halfway through cooking for even baking.

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