Air Fryer Puff Pastry Fried Dough –The delicious doughnut is a sweet treat that you cannot miss. The fried dough pastry has been around since the 1800s and is just as popular today. What if you could have your favorite doughnuts without the guilt of all the calories?
Air fryer puff pastry fried dough will give you all of the taste with less than half of the calories. These pastries are baked in an air fryer instead of deep-fried, so they do not have any oil or butter to make them gooey like traditional versions.
Did you know that you can fry the dough in an air fryer? No, it’s not just for veggies and meat. We’re talking fried dough here- Puff Pastry Fried Dough. It’s the perfect treat to have around during the holidays when everyone is trying to eat healthily or if you want a sweet snack without all of the calories! The best part is that this recipe only has 3 ingredients: puff pastry sheets, butter, sugar. You’ll be able to whip up these treats in no time at all!
If you have never baked in the Air Fryer, this is the perfect recipe to start with, it’s simple, and they’re delicious!
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Dessert Recipes, some of my favorite recipes are AIR FRYER SUGAR COOKIES, AIR FRYER APPLE PLUM TARTS, AIR FRYER CARAMEL APPLE HAND PIES, and AIR FRYER APPLE PIE BAKED APPLES.
What Is Puff Pastry?
Puff pastry is a type of pie that is flaky and buttery. French chefs invented it in the 18th century, who wanted to create a more delicate version of shortcrust pie crusts.
If you have never used puff pastry in the Air Fryer, it puffs up beautifully, and it’s light, flaky, and crispy!
What Is Fried Dough?
Do you love the taste of fried dough? If so, then this recipe is for you. Fried dough is a type of pastry that you can find at many fairs and festivals. It’s usually served with powdered sugar and cinnamon on top.
Now with your Air Fryer, you can make it in minutes! Oh, so good!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Puff Pastry Fried Dough
Puff Pastry Dough, Thawed
How To Make Air Fryer Puff Pastry Fried Dough
Start with room temperature puff pastry and layout on a flat surface. Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife and cut the piece 3 x 4 pieces.
Preheat your air fryer at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes, and then add the puff pastry (leave space between them) and set the time for 4 minutes, air fryer setting.
Carefully brush the hot puff pastry with melted butter, and then toss or sprinkle powdered sugar on top.
Plate, serve and enjoy!
CAN I STORE THIS FRIED DOUGH?
Ever had the urge to eat fried dough? Yeah, it’s pretty hard to resist. But what do you do with all that leftover fried dough at the end of the day?
If you have any Air Fryer Puff Pastry Fried Dough leftover, place them into an airtight container or a freezer bag. They will last for about 2 to 3 days.
WHAT ELSE CAN I PUT ON THIS FRIED DOUGH?
I’ve been frying things up in the kitchen lately, and I’m starting to get a little bored of my go-to recipe. What else can I put on this fried dough?
My kids came up with the following list: Cinnamon & Sugar, Italian Seasoning and Butter, and even a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
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Air Fryer Puff Pastry Fried Dough
- 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- Start with room temperature puff pastry and layout on a flat surface.
- Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife and cut the piece 3 x 4 pieces.
- Preheat your air fryer at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes, air fryer setting, and then add the puff pastry (leave space between them) and set the time for 4 minutes, air fryer setting.
- Carefully brush the hot puff pastry with melted butter, and then toss or sprinkle powdered sugar on top.
- Plate, serve and enjoy!
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