AIR-FRYER BAKED APPLES RECIPE – Baked apples in the air fryer that are sweet, soft, and caramel-y! It tastes like apple pie but takes a fraction of the time to make. You must try this easy, healthy dessert; it will undoubtedly be a success.


— 4 large apples (I like a mix of Granny Smith and Honey crisp)

— 1 tablespoon vegan butter or margarine melted (optional)

— 3 tablespoons maple syrup

— 1 teaspoon cinnamon

— 1 tablespoon tapioca starch or corn starch


In a medium bowl, combine the syrup, melted butter (if using), cinnamon and tapioca starch. Mix well.

Wash your apples, remove any stickers and slice each apple into 8 wedges/segments, removing the seeds/core. Place the sliced apple wedges into the bowl and mix well to evenly coat.

Place half a cup of water at the bottom of your air fryer, below the basket. Then place the coated apples inside the basket in an even layer. Air fry at 380 degrees F for 12-15 minutes, until the apples are fork tender. Mix every 5 minutes or so. Serve warm.



If you have picky eaters, remove the apple peel before slicing and coating with the marinade for a smoother texture.

Try to cut your apple wedges into equal size pieces for even cooking. If some pieces are larger, they won’t be as soft.

Use your favorite apple variety. I like to mix sweet and tart apples, but use all sweet, or all tart, if preferred.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in your fridge for 1-2 days.

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