Air Fryer Apples are super appetizing and only take a few everyday ingredients to make. These tender, sweet apples are perfect for quick snacking, desserts, or pies.
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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS RECIPE
This recipe is super easy to prepare and is a healthy dessert or delicious snack that will satisfy anyone's sweet cravings. They are quick to make and are perfect for on the go errands, a hike or for an afternoon snack for the kids.
Because this is such a versatile recipe, these apples are delicious plain, with a scoop of ice cream, or even in an apple pie. They are a perfect side dish, or filling of pancakes or waffles for a delectable weekend breakfast. Making delicious air fryer savory chicken or pork chops and adding these apples takes a regular weeknight dinner to the next level.
Each apple slice is tender on the inside and has a sugary caramelized outer texture that is yummy. Because they are tender on the inside and have a sugary caramelized outer texture that is so yummy, they will disappear as fast as you make them.
- apples-Fuji, Pink Lady, Gala, Honey Crisp, and Granny Smith all work well with this recipe
- coconut oil- like LouAna Pure Coconut Oil
- granulated sugar-or brown sugar
- ground cinnamon
In a small bowl combine oil, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Then, wash and pat apples dry with paper towels.
Use a paring knife to peel skin off and cut apples into quarters. Then cut the thin piece of core off of each individual piece. Lastly cut apples into slices (half-moon shapes).
Once the apples are sliced, add apple slices to the bowl mix and lightly toss them in the mixture until all slices are fully coated.
Set air fryer to 380 degrees F. Place apples in a single layer a baking dish like a Pyrex, Corning ware, or large ramekin bowl. Place in the air fryer basket. Air fry for 10-15 minutes, until the apples are soft and golden brown.
Allow apples to cool for 2-3 minutes and then serve immediately
I make this recipe in my Cosori air fryer. Because air fryers can vary depending on size and wattage, cook time may need to be adjusted 1-2 minutes.
Cut apple slices approximately the same size so they cook evenly.
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Drizzle with melted butter over apples, and then sprinkle your favorite spices on top. A light dusting of powdered sugar or a brown sugar oatmeal crumble, are delicious toppings too.
Pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, or apple pie spice are all great flavors to go with these apple slices.
Serve over pancakes or French toast to liven up breakfast.
STORING AND REHEATING
Because these apples are so yummy, they may not last long enough to have leftovers. However, if you do have leftovers, store in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 2 days. To freeze, place in your freezer in an airtight container to pull out at a later date.
A few different kinds of apples are Granny Smith, Fuji, Honey Crisp, Gala and Pink Lady. Some are tart apples while others are sweeter. It really comes down to personal taste and your favorite apple type.
Use fresh apples to make a scrumptious apple pie filling. Apple sticks are fun for the kids served along a dipping sauce. Apple butter is delicious on top of warm French toast or another sweet treat like apple cinnamon rolls.
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They are a perfect side dish, or filling of pancakes or waffles for a delectable weekend breakfast.
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Air Fryer Apples
- 1 Air Fryer
- 1 Pyrex or Corning ware bowl
- 4 medium apples
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- In a small bowl combine oil, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.
- Wash and pat apples dry with paper towels. Use a paring knife to peel skin off and cut apples into quarters. Then cut the thin piece of core off of each individual piece. Cut apples again into slices (half-moon shapes).
- Once the apples are sliced, add apple slices to the bowl mix and lightly toss them in the mixture until all slices are fully coated.
- Allow apples to cool for 2-3 minutes and then serve immediately.
*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.