Air Fryer Churro Donut Holes bring the nostalgic charm of churros into a new era of guilt-free indulgence. This delightful recipe combines the irresistible flavors of cinnamon-sugar-coated goodness with the convenience and health-conscious approach of air frying. The result? Bite-sized churro delights that are light, airy, and utterly satisfying.

The journey to churro perfection begins with a simple batter comprising all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, melted butter, milk, vanilla extract, and eggs. The air fryer becomes the stage for these miniature wonders, transforming the batter into golden-brown orbs of delight without the need for excessive oil.

As the churro donut holes emerge from the air fryer, their warm aroma signals the next step in the culinary adventure. A quick brush with melted butter and a generous roll in a cinnamon-sugar concoction ensures that each bite is enveloped in a sweet and spiced perfection reminiscent of classic churros.

What sets these Air Fryer Churro Donut Holes apart is not just their delectable taste but also their healthier preparation method. By air frying instead of deep frying, these little delights retain a satisfying crunch while minimizing unnecessary fats, making them a guilt-free treat suitable for various occasions.

Whether enjoyed as a delightful dessert, a sweet snack, or a crowd-pleasing party offering, these churro-inspired donut holes embody the essence of indulgence without compromise. They prove that the magic of beloved treats can be recreated in a healthier form, inviting you to savor the joy of churros without the guilt. So, embrace the warmth of cinnamon-sugar-coated bliss with every bite of these Air Fryer Churro Donut Holes.

Air Fryer Churro Donut Holes:


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For coating:
    • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix melted butter and sugar until well combined. Add the egg and vanilla extract, and stir until smooth.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until a soft dough forms.
  5. Scoop small portions of the dough and roll them into balls to form donut holes.
  6. Place the donut holes in the air fryer basket, ensuring they are not touching.
  7. Air fry for 8-10 minutes or until the donut holes are golden brown and cooked through.
  8. While the donut holes are still warm, dip each one in melted butter, then roll in a mixture of sugar and ground cinnamon to coat.
  9. Serve the churro donut holes warm.

Approximate Nutritional Information (per serving, assuming 4 servings):

Please note that these values are estimates and can vary based on specific product choices and portion sizes:

  • Calories: 300-350
  • Protein: 3-4g
  • Fat: 18-20g
    • Saturated Fat: 11-12g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 5-6g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 35-40g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1-2g
    • Sugars: 20-25g
  • Net Carbs: 33-38g
  • Sodium: 200-250mg