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Air Fryer Halloween Donuts Recipe

Get into the Halloween mood by making these Air Fryer Halloween Donuts. These 3-ingredient air fryer donuts are made with biscuit dough that is shaped into a donut and then air fried until golden and covered in bright orange frosting 

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

These Halloween Donuts are great for serving your family and friends all October.

Add them as a treat to your children’s school lunches. Serve these yummy donuts as a warm afterschool snack.

Enjoy a donut with a cup of coffee.

You can also make up a big batch of these donuts and serve them at your Halloween party. 

Air Fryer donuts might feel complicated to make but they’re extremely easy and I love easy recipes!

Even your children can help make these simple donuts. All you need is some biscuit dough and an air fryer. 

In less than half an hour, you’ll have flaky, Halloween donuts made in your air fryer covered in bright orange frosting ready to enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS

Take premade biscuit dough and cut into donut shapes and air fry them until golden, then frost them with yummy Halloween frosting and a sprinkle of Halloween funfetti for a delicious snack the whole family will enjoy!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

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AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUT INGREDIENTS

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

This fun and spooky Air Fryer Halloween Donut recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a spooky snack your family will love.

All you need is:

  • 1 Can of Biscuits
  • Cooking Spray
  • Halloween Funfetti Frosting

AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUT RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Begin by preheating the air fryer to 350 degrees.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

Take the biscuit dough and cut a circle out of the centers of each biscuit.

Lightly spray the biscuits with cooking spray.

Place the biscuits in the air fryer for 4-6 minutes or until biscuits have browned.

Remove the donuts from the air fryer and transfer them to a cooling rack.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

Take the Halloween frosting and frost each donut with it.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

Then sprinkle the Halloween funfetti over the frosting.

In less than half an hour, you’ll have a fall-inspired snack that’s sure to become a new favorite!

AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made donuts in an air fryer, don’t worry!

Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS?

This Air Fryer Halloween Donut recipe takes approximately 26 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 5 minutes of prep time
  • Close to 10 minutes to cut the biscuit dough into donuts
  • Around 6 minutes to air fry the donuts until golden brown 
  • 5 minutes to frost each donut with frosting and sprinkle with funfetti 

HOW DO I STORE LEFTOVER AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS?

You can store leftover Air Fryer Halloween Donuts in an airtight container in a cool place for up to 3 days or in your freezer for up to 3 months.

Simply unthaw the donuts at room temperature, or using an air fryer, or a microwave.

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

CAN I USE HOMEMADE BISCUIT DOUGH INSTEAD OF STORE-BOUGHT BISCUIT DOUGH?

Yes, you can use your own homemade biscuit dough recipe instead of store-bought biscuit dough to make this recipe.

Store-bought biscuit dough just makes this recipe so easy and quick to make.

You can also use any brand of biscuit dough to make this recipe.

Pilsbury is the most popular brand of biscuit dough and you can find it at any grocery store. 

CAN I FRY THESE DONUTS INSTEAD OF AIR FRYING THEM?

Yes, you can fry these Halloween-themed donuts instead of air frying them.

I love using my air fryer to make donuts because it’s so quick to air fry donuts made out of biscuit dough without much oil and the clean-up is easy.

If you want to fry these donuts use a deep fryer or a large pot with a heavy bottom. 

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

WHAT GOES WELL WITH AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS?

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts go well with a wide variety of other spooky snacks. These recipes would be great to serve together as a snack or at a Halloween party.

Some of my personal favorites include:

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE HALLOWEEN FUNFETTI FROSTING?

You can purchase Halloween Funfetti Frosting in the baking aisle at any major grocery store or online through places like Amazon.

A 15.6 oz container of Halloween Funfetti Frosting costs around $9 through Amazon.

You receive a container of frosting with a small container of funfetti to sprinkle over the frosting. 

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

CAN I MAKE HALLOWEEN DONUTS AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Air Fryer Halloween Donuts the day before serving.

Simply keep them stored in an airtight container. 

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUT RECIPE?

This tasty Halloween donut recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Instead of discarding the donut holes, you cut out, air fry them and frost them with the Halloween frosting and funfetti for even more deliciousness. YUM!

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUTS RECIPE

Yield: 10

AIR FRYER HALLOWEEN DONUT

Air Fryer Halloween Donuts

Get into the Halloween mood by making these Air Fryer Halloween Donuts. These 3-ingredient air fryer donuts are made with biscuit dough that is shaped into a donut and then air fried until golden and covered in bright orange frosting 

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Can of Biscuits
  • Cooking Spray
  • Halloween Funfetti Frosting

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut a circle out of the centers of the biscuits.
  3. Lightly spray the biscuits with cooking spray.
  4. Place in the air fryer for 4-6 minutes or until biscuits have browned.
  5. Remove from air fryer and transfer to a cooling rack.
  6. Smother the donuts Funfetti frosting.
  7. Sprinkle away. 
  8. Enjoy. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 38Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 0g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this fun Halloween snack recipe as much as my family does!

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