Air Fryer Apple Churro Bites — Who doesn’t love a good churro? These air fryer apple churro bites are the perfect bite-sized snack for when you’re craving something sweet and churro-y. Plus, they’re oven-free so they’re perfect if you don’t have an oven or if you want to avoid turning on your oven in the summertime. Enjoy!
Apple churros are a classic dessert that can be made in so many different ways. Today, I’m sharing my recipe for air fryer apple churro bites. These little bites are perfect for a party or as an after-dinner treat! They’re easy to make and taste delicious. Plus, they’re healthier than traditional churros because they’re baked not fried. Give this recipe a try today! You won’t be disappointed.
What Is A Churro?
A churro is a cylindrical Spanish pastry that is often eaten as an appetizer or dessert. Churros are made from flour, water, and sugar, and they usually have a cinnamon-sugar coating. They can be served with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, or simply with powdered sugar. Churros are popular in many Latin American countries, and they are also gaining in popularity in the United States. If you’ve never tried a churro before, you should definitely give them a try!
What Is An Air Fried Apple Churro Bite?
Apple churros have always been one of my favorite snacks. They’re delicious, and they’re the perfect mix of sweet and savory. I was so excited when I discovered that you can make them in an air fryer! Today, I’m going to share with you my recipe for Air Fried Apple Churro Bites. These are bite-sized versions of the classic churro, and they’re perfect for a party or a snack on the go. Enjoy!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Apple Churro Bites
Who wouldn’t love a delicious and crispy churro? And even better, who wouldn’t love a churro that is healthy and easy to make? With just a few simple ingredients, you can make these Air Fryer Apple Churro Bites! They are perfect for a quick and tasty snack or dessert. So gather up your ingredients and get ready to enjoy some delicious churros!
- Apple Juice: You can use low-sugar or regular apple juice.
- Granulated Sugar: If you want a lower sugar recipe or a diabetic-friendly recipe, you can use Splenda Sugar or another sugar substitute.
- Butter: Use unsalted butter.
- All-Purpose Flour: This recipe can be easily adapted for gluten-free, by substituting gluten-free all-purpose flour.
- Apple Pie Spice: Use homemade or store-bought.
How To Cook Apple Churro Bites In the Air Fryer
Apple churro bites are the perfect sweet and savory treat for fall. Today, we’re going to show you how to make them in your air fryer. These bites are easy to cook and will be ready in just minutes! Plus, they’re a healthier option than traditional churros. So, give them a try today!
Prepare the spiced sugar. In a bowl whisk together the sugar and apple pie spice. Set aside.
In a saucepan over medium heat combine the apple juice, sugar, and butter. Bring to a simmer.
Add the cup of flour. With the help of a wooden spoon, stir until incorporated. Remove from heat.
Let it cool down and transfer to a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Line the air fryer with parchment paper and pipe the churros. Spray with butter cooking spray and cook at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Spray with cooking butter spray again and toss in the spiced sugar.
Tips For The Best Air Fried Apple Churros
If you’re looking for a delicious, indulgent dessert that’s a little bit out of the ordinary, you need to try air-fried apple churros! This recipe is so easy to make and the results are incredible. Keep reading for tips on how to make the best churros ever!
- Crowding: For best results, and to get a crispy apple churro, leave plenty of space around the churros. The hot air needs to be able to get around the churro dough, so it can cook up to perfection.
- Flipping: Depending on the air fryer that you are using, you might want to flip your churros halfway during the cooking process.
- Timing: Since, every air fryer is different, watch your apple churros as they cook up. The timing will vary from air fryer to air fryer.
- Dipping: Dip them in the cinnamon sugar while they are still hot so the sugar sticks better to the churros.
How To Store Churros
Do you love churros as much as I do? They are the perfect snack for any time of day. But, what do you do if you have leftover churros? Here is a guide on how to store churros so that they stay fresh and delicious.
Let the churros cool to room temperature, then place the leftover churros into an airtight container. They will last at room temperature for 2 to 3 days.
How To Serve Churros
Churros are a delicious Spanish pastry that can be enjoyed in many different ways. Here is a guide on how to serve churros so you can get the most out of this tasty treat!
Serve with either homemade caramel or chocolate sauce. I love these apple churros with my recipe for homemade caramel sauce, it’s so good!
How To Reheat Churros In The Air Fryer
Do you love churros but don’t love how messy they can be to make? Well, with an air fryer, you can easily reheat them without making a mess. In just a few simple steps, you’ll have perfectly reheated churros in no time.
- Place the churros into the air fryer basket
- Set the temperature to 330 degrees F, using the air fryer setting.
- Cook until the churros are warmed through.
- For best results, you can add some more spice mixture on top, for the best flavor!
More Air Fryer Dessert Recipes:
If you thought air fryer desserts were amazing, wait until you try these recipes! With everything from chocolate cake to funnel cake, there is something for everyone. So get your air fryer out and let’s get baking!
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AIR FRYER DARK CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT COOKIES: If you love dark chocolate and peppermint, you’re going to love these cookies! They are super easy to make in your air fryer, and they taste amazing. I highly recommend giving them a try!
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Air Fryer Apple Churro Bites
- 1 cup apple juice
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoon apple pie spice
- Prepare the spiced sugar. In a bowl whisk together the sugar and apple pie spice. Set aside.
- In a saucepan over medium heat combine the apple juice, sugar and butter. Bring to a simmer. Add the cup flour. With the help of a wooden spoon, stir until incorporated. Remove from heat.
- Let it cool down and transfer to a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Line the air fryer with parchment paper and pipe the churros. SPray with butter cooking spray and cook at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
- Spray with cooking butter spray again and toss in the spied sugar.
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- Cooking Spray