I remember when Boston Market first opened in my hometown. My favorite item on the menu was the cinnamon sugar apples. They were soft, with a slight crisp; and they were a sweet end to the meal. A few years ago, I made some cinnamon sugar apples on the stove; a few weekends ago, I decided to see if I could make them in the Air Fryer!
My Air Fryer cinnamon sugar apples were a success and a great addition to our dinner.
Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Apples
One of the keys to these cinnamon sugar apples is to get even slices so that they will cook evenly. I sliced the apples into rings and then peeled and cored each ring. In order to save space in the Air Fryer, I cut each ring in half so they could be placed strategically in the basket.
I had bought a few medium sized apples and were able to fit two apples into the Air Fryer basket. I could have used the double layer rack to get more apples in each batch; however, since it was just the two of us, we didn’t really need that many slices per person.
Since we’re in the middle of our kitchen remodel, I used paper plates for the cinnamon sugar coating. We don’t currently have a dishwasher so I’m using a lot more paper products than normal (thank you Costco pack). For some things, I do still use normal dishes (like melting butter, or margarine for dairy-free option, in the microwave).
I absolutely LOVE the Philips AirFryer XXL that was sent to me earlier this year. It has a HUGE basket, and a secondary rack can be added for even more space. I was able to fit the slices from two medium sized apples on a single layer of the basket. Another great feature of the Philips AirFryer XXL is that it doesn’t need to be pre-heated, just hit the start button and it is good to go!
Throughout the remodel, we have attempted to have somewhat normal meals. Fortunately, we’ve had a relatively nice spring so we’ve been able to grill quite a bit, and the AirFryer has been essential as well. Since we don’t have any sort of kitchen table, we’ve set up a mini dining set on the deck thanks to a couple outdoor chairs and solid boxes.
- 2 Apples - peeled
- 6 Tablespoons Butter or Dairy-Free Butter Alternative
- 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon
- 2 Tablespoons Sugar
- 2 Tablespoons Butter
- Slice Apples into rings about ¼-1/2" thick
- Core and Peel the rings, cut into half
- Melt butter or a dairy-free alternative into a bowl
- Sprinkle part of the cinnamon-sugar mixture onto a plate
- Dip each slice into the butter then place onto the cinnamon-sugar coated plate
- Once the plate is covered in apple slices, sprinkle the top with more cinnamon-sugar
- Place the cinnamon-sugared apple slices in a single layer on the Air Fryer basket
- Cook at 350* for 8-10 minutes, or until fork tender
These cinnamon sugar apples would be great to make as part of your family meal, or do a couple large batches for a party. Brad and I were both a fan with how they turned out and can’t wait until we make them again.