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Glazed donuts with sprinkles on a serving tray

Easy Air Fryer Donuts (with Shortcut)

These air fryer donuts are covered in your choice of cinnamon and sugar or a velvety glaze. Whip them up in under 15 minutes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer donuts, donuts recipe, easy air fryer donuts
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 8 donuts
Calories 380kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


Air Fryer Donuts

  • 1 can store-bought flaky biscuit dough refrigerated
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil spray

Cinnamon Sugar



Air Fryer Donuts

  • Remove the biscuit dough from the can and place it on a cutting board. Slice the dough into eight equal pieces. Using a rolling pin, flatten each piece of dough.
    Dough and coconut oil
  • Cut a hole in a center of each dough circle.
    Cut out donut holes on a cutting board
  • Spray the air fryer basket with oil. Air fry donuts at 350°F for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn golden brown.
    Air fryer donuts in a basket

Cinnamon Sugar

  • In a shallow bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar. Stir and set aside.
    donuts, cinnamon sugar and butter on a counter
  • Brush each donut with melted butter. Dip each donut into the cinnamon-sugar mixture until coated. Enjoy!
    coated donuts on a serving tray


  • In a shallow bowl, combine the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk until the glaze is perfectly smooth.
    donut glaze ingredients
  • Coat each donut with the glaze. Optional: Top with sprinkles.
    glazed donuts on a cooling rack


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 548mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 147IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg