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Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts Recipe

These 4-ingredient Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts are the perfect treat this fall. Transform store-bought biscuit dough into donuts and air fry them until golden.

Each donut is dipped into a sugar pumpkin spice mixture. You’ll love biting into these easy-to-make donuts all fall. 

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

These Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts are perfect for enjoying anytime over the fall season.

Eat them for breakfast or a snack. Bite into one on your coffee break.

Add some to your children’s school lunches. This is a fun homemade fall treat everyone will love. 

These Air Fryer Pumpkin Donuts are easy to make.

You use premade biscuit dough and air fry them like donuts and then cover them in a sugar pumpkin spice mixture.

They’re so easy to make even the kids can help. 

In less than half an hour, you’ll have soft, tender, and warm pumpkin spice donuts ready to enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE DONUTS

Take premade biscuit dough and cut into donut shapes and air fry them until golden, then coat them in a sugar pumpkin spice mixture for a delicious snack or breakfast 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 Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE DONUT INGREDIENTS

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This fun and easy Pumpkin Spice Donut recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious fall snack your family will love. You can easily find all of the ingredients to make this recipe at your local grocery store.

All you need is:

  • some sugar
  • pumpkin spice 
  • cooking spray
  • can of biscuits 
  • melted butter 

AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE DONUT RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Begin by preheating the air fryer to 350 degrees.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts process 1

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

Lightly spray the biscuits with cooking spray.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts process 2

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

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts process 3

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

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

In a small mixing bowl, combine pumpkin spice & sugar.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Melt the butter.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Coat the donuts in melted butter then quickly cover in the pumpkin/sugar mixture.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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

AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE 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.

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

This Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice 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 dip the donuts into the butter and sugar mixture
Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

HOW DO I STORE PUMPKIN SPICE DONUTS?

You can store Pumpkin Spice 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.

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

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

I prefer using store-bought biscuit dough because it is so convenient.

You can also use homemade donut dough. 

CAN I USE APPLE PIE SEASONING INSTEAD OF PUMPKIN SPICE SEASONING?

Yes, you can use apple pie seasoning instead of pumpkin spice seasoning.

The two spice mixtures taste very similar.

Apple pie seasoning will work great as a substitute in this recipe.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE PUMPKIN SPICE SEASONING?

You can purchase pumpkin spice seasoning in the spice aisle at any major grocery store or online through places like Amazon.

A 2 oz container of pumpkin spice seasoning costs around $4. 

CAN I MAKE PUMPKIN SPICE DONUTS AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Pumpkin Spice Donuts the day before serving.

Simply keep them stored in an airtight container. 

WHAT GOES WELL WITH PUMPKIN SPICE DONUTS?

Pumpkin Spice Donuts go well with a wide variety of fall snacks. These recipes would be great to serve together.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

CAN I FRY THESE DONUTS INSTEAD OF AIR FRYING THEM?

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

I love using my air fryer because it’s so quick to air fry anything without much oil and the clean-up is easy. 

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

This tasty Pumpkin Spice Donut recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Try saving the cut-out donut holes and air frying those and covering them in the butter and sugar mixture for an added treat. YUM!

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE DONUT RECIPE

Yield: 8 donuts

AIR FRYER PUMPKIN SPICE DONUT RECIPE

donuts

These 4-ingredient Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts are the perfect treat this fall. Transform store-bought biscuit dough into donuts and air fry them until golden. Each donut is dipped into a sugar pumpkin spice mixture. You’ll love biting into these easy-to-make donuts all fall. 

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

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Pumpkin Spice
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Can of Biscuits
  • 1/2 Stick Melted Butter

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. In a small mixing bowl, combine pumpkin spice & sugar.
  7. Coat the donuts in melted butter then quickly cover in the pumpkin/sugar mixture.
  8. Enjoy. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 176Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 0gSugar: 25gProtein: 1g

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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