In the Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata, we take a forkful of warm apple pie and give it a crispy crust. An air fryer is a cooking appliance that uses hot air to cook food quickly while preserving all the flavor!. It’s perfect for people who want an easy way to make healthier versions of their favorite dishes. Now you can indulge in your favorite dessert without any guilt!

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

In this recipe, I will show you how to make this famous Copycat Recipe, from Olive Garden, in the Air Fryer! This Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata is so easy to make, it will become your favorite fall dessert, all baked up in your Air Fryer!

This Air Fryer Crostata Recipe tastes like the one you receive, after a delicious meal, at Olive Garden. It has flaky layers of pastry, apples, and a delicious topping that can be served warm with vanilla ice cream or caramel drizzle for an amazing treat!

If you love a piece of pie at the end of a great meal, this is one of the best recipes, and it is so easy!

As easy as pie! Serve with a cup of hot coffee, for an amazing dessert!

If you are looking for some great Air Fryer Pie Recipes, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER APPLE PLUM TARTS, AIR FRYER CARAMEL APPLE HAND PIES, AIR FRYER APPLE PIE BAKED APPLES and AIR FRYER CHERRY HAND PIES.

What Is An Crostata?

What is a crostata? A crostata is a rustic dessert pie with fruit fillings. It can be made in many different ways, including as a single crust or double-crust tart.

This is a very famous Italian Dessert, it’s sometimes known as a tart. It’s easy to make because you do not have to worry about the top layer. The dough is simply gets folded over, and baked up!

The best thing about a crostata is that you can use any pie filling, including apples, peaches, blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries!

What Does Crostata Mean?

Crostata means “crust” in Italian, and it is a type of pie with a sweet crust. A crostata can be made from any fruit filling, such as apples, peaches, or even strawberries. This dessert is often served at parties because it can be prepared ahead of time and put into the air fryer or oven when guests arrive. If you’re thinking about hosting an event soon and want to serve this delicious Italian dish, it’s amazing!

The other great thing about this dessert is it’s perfect for the fall season, with all of the fall fruits available and it makes for an amazing Holiday Dessert! So forget about the traditional apple pie, reach for this recipe for Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata instead.

Ingredients For Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Ingredients For Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata
  • Apples
  • Butter
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Salt
  • Ice Water
  • Apple Pie Spice
  • Optional For Serving: Vanilla Ice Cream or Caramel Sauce

How To Make Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture until well combined into large crumbles using a pastry blender, fork, or food processor.

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Add ice water a little at a time until dough is moistened and comes together in a ball. Form into a ball and flatten to a round disk. Roll dough on a floured surface with a rolling pin to about 12 inches round.

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

In a large bowl, add sliced apples, sprinkle with sugar and flour and toss to coat. Sprinkle with apple pie spice and toss to coat Pile apples in the center of the crust, then fold edges of dough over apple mixture, crimping the edges slightly

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Air Fry for 15-25 minutes at 330 degrees F, air fryer setting. Serve warm or room temperature with your favorite toppings

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Tips For The Best Air Fryer Apple Crostata:

  • For an easier time moving the crostata, assemble in the air fryer basket or tray. This way it will not slide around while you are preparing it.
  • This recipe will work in any Air Fryer Basket or Oven Model. This recipe will also work in the Ninja Foodi, PowerXL, Instant Pot Crisp Lid, and Mealthy Lid. The cooking time will vary, but the recipe will stay the same.
  • If you find that your Apple Crostata sticks, use a piece of parchment paper or an Air Fryer silicone reusable liner.
  • You can easily change this for any fresh fruits, I listed some options below!
  • If you find that your bottom is not getting cooked, you can always prebake the crust, for a couple of minutes, then add your filing.

What Are The Best Apples For Apple Crostata?

Apple crostata is a delicious dessert that requires minimal baking skills. It’s one of those desserts that looks really complicated but it’s actually easy to make if you have the right ingredients!

There are so many apple varieties out there. So, how do you know which apples to use. I would suggest the following:

Honey Crisp, Granny Smith, Braeburn, Golden Delicious, or Cortland Apples, all of which hold their shape during baking. (or air frying)

What To Serve This With?

The classical things to do top these off with are both vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. But there are so many other options, some of my favorites are Pumpkin Ice Cream, Fresh Fruit, and even coffee ice cream!

Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

Other Options/Variations:

Warm Apple Crostata is a delicious dish that can be served year-round. It’s even more delightful when it comes out of an air fryer!

This dessert has all the classic flavors you love with less fat and calories, making it perfect for your next family dinner or party. If you’re looking to make this seasonal recipe healthier, try substituting traditional pie crust dough with an easy gluten-free pie dough recipe.

You’ll still get the same flakey texture without sacrificing any flavor! For those who are vegan/vegetarian, simply use olive oil instead of butter in the filling; there’s no need to miss out on one of these fall favorites!

Helpful Products Used In Making This Recipe:

Instant Vortex 4-in-1 Basket Air Fryer: instant Vortex 4-in-1 Basket Air Fryer with 4 Customizable One-Touch Cooking Programs, Digital Touchscreen, Large Non-Stick Fryer Basket, and 6 Quart Capacity, Black

Reusable Air Fryer Basket Liner: Liangzhou 2 Pack Reusable Air Fryer Liners, 8 Inch or 9 Inch Round Non-Stick Air Fryer Mat, Perforated Air Fryer Silicone Accessories,

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Air Fryer Olive Garden Warm Apple Crostata

4.91 from 10 votes
Author: ForkToSpoon.com
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
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Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

If you have been looking for a way to get the taste of Apple Crostata from Olive Garden, this is the recipe for you! This recipe will make your mouth water!

Ingredients 

Crust:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cold and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons water, ice

Apple Filling:

  • 4 cups apples, peeled, cored, and sliced or chopped
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice

Optional:

  • Caramel Sauce
  • Vanilla Ice Cream

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture until well combined into large crumbles using a pastry blender, fork, or food processor.
  • Add ice water a little at a time until dough is moistened and comes together in a ball. Form into a ball and flatten to a round disk. Roll dough on a floured surface with a rolling pin to about 12 inches round.
  • In a large bowl, add sliced apples, sprinkle with sugar and flour and toss to coat. Sprinkle with apple pie spice and toss to coat Pile apples in the center of the crust, then fold edges of dough over apple mixture, crimping the edges slightly.
  • Air Fry for 15-25 minutes at 330 degrees F, air fryer setting. Serve warm or room temperature with your favorite toppings.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray
  • Parchment Paper

Notes

Tips For The Best Air Fryer Apple Crostata:

  • For an easier time moving the crostata, assemble in the air fryer basket or tray. This way it will not slide around while you are preparing it.
  • This recipe will work in any Air Fryer Basket or Oven Model. This recipe will also work in the Ninja Foodi, PowerXL, Instant Pot Crisp Lid, and Mealthy Lid. The cooking time will vary, but the recipe will stay the same.
  • If you find that your Apple Crostata sticks, use a piece of parchment paper or an Air Fryer silicone reusable liner.
  • You can easily change this for any fresh fruits, I listed some options below!
  • If you find that your bottom is not getting cook

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 525kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 4gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 331mgPotassium: 186mgFiber: 4gSugar: 44gVitamin A: 779IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 2mg

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