Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples

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Air fried Apples are a speedy, effortless way to make something that tastes as good as apple pie, however without all of the hassle. This pumpkin spiced version is perfect for chilly fall days!

Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples on asquare white plate with dipping sauce.

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Fall is a time that we celebrate the apple. This air fried apples recipe is the perfect way to do it. These pumpkin spice air fried apples are a delight. The enticing aroma as they cook will remind you of grandma’s house and everything warm and comforting.

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The air fry apples are like little individual apple pies, coated in everything good. Like little fries dipped in a sweet batter and ready to be devoured. As Americans, we identify strongly with apples, however only one variety is indigenous to North America. Find out about how they came to America here.

  • 30 Minutes: These air fryer apples take less than 30 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone can dip their own in their favorite dipping sauce.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low sugar or gluten free.
Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples from the top with cinnamon sticks and apples around it.

What You Need to Make Air Fried Apples

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice – The warm flavors of pumpkin spice add depth to the recipe but you can easily swap in plain cinnamon.
The aples, eggs, spices, flour and vanilla needed to make Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples.

Equipment

How to Make Air Fryer Apples – Step by Step

The ingredients to be mixed and the final apple slices in the air fryer.
  • Peel: First, peel and cut apples into 16 wedge each apple.
  • Mix: Second, in one mixing bowl, whisk eggs and vanilla together. In another mixing bowl, mix pumpkin spice, 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon and flour.
  • Dredge: Next, dredge apple wedges in the flour mixture, the egg mixture and then the flour mixture again and then place battered wedges in air fryer basket and spray with oil. Cook on 320 for 13 minutes.
  • Shake: Finally, in storage bag, add the sugar and remaining cinnamon and toss fries in the mixture.

Common Questions About Air Fryer Apples

WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO PEEL AN APPLE?

Here is a great tutorial by Southern Living that explains it all.

SWEETER?

If you like a little more sweetness try mixing in a little brown sugar into the batter

BEST APPLES TO USE?

Granny Smiths are used for this recipe but you can use an other firm apple such as Honey Crisp, Gala or Cortland.

HOW DO YOU KEEP THE APPLES FROM STICKING?

It is important to use a little spray in your basket while frying, also, try lining your air fryer with parchment, it makes for easy clean up.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH AIR FRYER APPLES?

Here is the fun part, the possibilities are limitless, for example:
>Caramel Apple Dip
>Whipped Cream with more spices
>Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
>Ice Cream
> Vanilla Pudding
>Easy Fruit Dip

Side view of the Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples on a square plate.

Expert Tips for Making Air Fryer Apples

  • Add Cookies: Ground up cookies or graham crackers can be added to the coating for a nice little crunch.
  • Corer: To make quick work, try an apple corer.
  • Variation tip: Use a gluten free or almond flour to make it appropriate for gluten intolerant family members.
  • Alternate ingredient: Use a sugar substitute to make them more calorie friendly.

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Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples from the top with cinnamon sticks and apples around it.
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Pumpkin Spice Air Fried Apples

Yield: 64 pieces
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 13 minutes
Total: 23 minutes
Air fried Apples are a speedy, effortless way to make something that tastes as good as apple pie, however without all of the hassle. This pumpkin spiced version is perfect for chilly fall days!
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Ingredients

  • 4 Granny Smith apples
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar

Instructions

  • Peel and cut apples into 16 wedge each apple.
  • In one mixing bowl, whisk eggs and vanilla together. In another mixing bowl, mix pumpkin spice, 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon and flour.
  • Dredge apple wedges in the flour mixture, the egg mixture and then the flour mixture again. Place battered wedges in air fryer basket and spray with oil. Cook on 320 for 13 minutes.
  • In storage bag, add the sugar and remaining cinnamon and toss fries in the mixture.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Cookies: Ground up cookies or graham crackers can be added to the coating for a nice little crunch.
  • Corer: To make quick work, try an apple corer.
  • Variation tip: Use a gluten free or almond flour to make it appropriate for gluten intolerant family members.
  • Alternate ingredient: Use a sugar substitute to make them more calorie friendly.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: dinner, Snack
Cuisine: American

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