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side shot of pumpkin spice donuts on a cooling rack on top of wax paper.

Pumpkin Spice Air Fryer Donuts

Pumpkin Spice Air Fryer Donuts have a flaky and doughy center with a crunchy pumpkin spice coating.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 donuts


  • air fryer
  • wire rack


  • 16 ounce jumbo flaky biscuit dough in a can
  • 6 Tbs butter melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 Tbs cinnamon


  • Start by separating the biscuits into 8 sections.
  • Pat the biscuits to flatten a little bit.
  • Next, using a small shot glass to cut a circle in the center of the dough. Remove the circle and set it aside.
  • Now coat the bottom of the air fryer with a small amount of olive oil.
  • Set the air fryer to 350 degrees and fry the donuts for 3 minutes, take out the basket, and flip. Fry for another 3 minutes.
  • While the donuts are air frying, melt the butter in a shallow dish and add the coating ingredients to another bowl: sugar, pumpkin spice, and cinnamon.
  • As the donuts get done (you will cook these in batches of 4), take the donuts and dip both sides into the butter.
  • Place the buttered donuts into the coating, flip the donut and coat the other side.
  • Finally, add the donuts to a cooling rack.
  • Eat warm or let cool. Can be stored in an airtight container on the counter for up to 3 days. Enjoy!


Tips for making Pumpkin Spice Air Fryer Donuts:
  • Take the biscuit circle centers and cook and coat them just like the other donuts.