Air Fryer Baked Apples –Do you love apples, but dread the hassle of peeling and slicing them? Well, have no fear – the air fryer is here to help! With this nifty little appliance, you can easily bake apples right in your own kitchen. So go ahead and indulge your sweet tooth – these Air Fryer Baked Apples are absolutely delicious!

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Air Fryer Baked Apples are one of the best and easiest desserts that you can eat anytime. It makes for a sweet dessert, which is perfect for any day!

This is a straightforward recipe. I really am working on creating healthy and fast recipes. This might be the start of my fall baking.

We just went apple picking and had hundreds of apples. So, stay tuned for many, many apple recipes: today’s recipe, Air Fryer Baked Apples.

One of the best things about this recipe is that it is easy to do with your children. After I was done making mine, my son came over and made his own. Talk about a healthy snack.

Baked Apples are really delicious and healthy. And they satisfy any child’s sweet tooth. It’s also a great project for you to get the child to help in the kitchen.

Why this recipe works, 

  • So easy
  • Absolutely delicious
  • Family Fun Dessert
  • Kid-Approved, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for the ultimate dessert.


What Is An Air Fryer?

If you are new to the air frying world, you will soon come to see that an air fryer is almost like a small oven. Anything that you can make in a regular oven, you can make in an air fryer.

An air fryer works by circulating hot air around the air fryer, perfectly cooking your food.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Baked Apples

Air Fryer Baked Apples

This is such an easy recipe, especially for a fall day, when you just went apple picking and you have some extra apples on hand. Most of the other ingredients should be in your pantry or refrigerator. Easy peasy.

  • Apple
  • Walnuts
  • Raisins
  • Butter
  • Spices

How to Make Air Fryer Baked Apples

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Rinse and dry the apple. Then cut out the hole in the middle of the apple and then the core.

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Then mix your filling. You can use anything from raisins to oatmeal.

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Finally,  mix in the butter, which will help bind your filling together.

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Scoop the filling into the apple.

Sprinkle some nice spices on it, cinnamon, nutmeg, and all spices go great with this recipe.

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Other Common Questions I get asked about this recipe.

Some Pro Tips Of Making Air Fryer Baked Apples:

  • Any apple will do, but try to get a firm apple. Some of the best options are Pink Lady, Grannysmiht, Golden Delicious, or Honeycrisp.
  • Choose a fresher apple, as wilting apples tend to fall apart during the air frying cooking process.
  • Check on your apples halfway during the cooking process, and brush with some butter.
  • If you find that the top is getting too brown, then cover the top with aluminum foil.

What Kind of Apples Are Good For Baked Apples?

My favorite answer, whatever you have on hand.

Some of my favorite apples for baked apples in the air fryer are Gala apples, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Honeycrisp.

The most important thing to remember when choosing apples for this recipe is that you want something to hold itself together during the cooking process. There is nothing worse than having your apple fall apart after it’s done cooking.

Are Baked Apples Good For You?

Absolutely they are a great and healthy snack.

Depending on what you add to the baked apple, they are also Weight Watcher Friendly Snack. Just be sure to leave some of the sugar and high-calorie dried fruit out.

My favorite is a topping of ground cinnamon and rolled oats.

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Can I use Air Fryer to bake?

I always tell everyone that anything you can make in the oven can make in the air fryer. This includes baking.

So grab your favorite recipes for cakes, muffins, cookies, etc.

Can I use foil in the air fryer?

Absolutely, it really helps with clean-up time. This is a great recipe to line your basket with foil so that you have less cleanup.

Another option would be to place your filled apples into a baking tray and then air frying; this way, any filling that overflows will land in the pan.


If you want to make this recipe in the oven, it works perfectly; I would follow the recipe card’s directions below, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and then place the apples into a baking tray.

Bake the apples for about 15 to 20 minutes until the apples are softened. Let cool slightly before serving.

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Yield: 1 Serving

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Air Fryer Baked Apples

Air Fryer Baked Apples are one of the best and easiest desserts that you can eat anytime. It makes for a sweet dessert, which is perfect for any day!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 apple (any kind)
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter, unsalted
  • Your choice of all-spice (ground), ground cinnamon, or ground nutmeg


  1. Start by coring out the apple. If you want to use the top again, make sure you cut it off, then core it.
  2. In a small bowl, mix your filling, raisins, and walnuts. Feel free to mix that out with oats; they taste amazing. Then mix in your butter.
  3. Scoop the filling into the apple, and sprinkle some of the spices on top.
  4. Set your apple into an air fryer-safe pan and cook for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F, air fryer setting.
  5. Remove from the air fryer.
  6. Plate, serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 358Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 8gSugar: 31gProtein: 3g occasionally offers nutritional information for recipes contained on this site. This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although we try to attempt to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.

Air Fryer Baked Apples