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Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

These air fryer cinnamon rolls are my go-to for a quick, delicious treat. Just pop 'em in, wait for that golden brown finish, drizzle some icing, and voila! Warm, gooey goodness.

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Ready for a sweet, cinnamon-sprinkled, mouth-watering delight? I'm about to share my air fryer cinnamon rolls recipe. It’s super easy, quick and, believe me, the tastes are heavenly. Just picture this - warm, fluffy with a perfect golden brown top, oozing with delicious icing. Your kitchen will smell like a dream bakery. Grab your air fryer, and let's get cooking.

Ingredients for Delicious Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls

  • Cinnamon rolls: Sweet dough with cinnamon swirls, essential for the base of the cinnamon rolls, providing warmth and sweetness.
  • Cooking spray: Prevents sticking and helps achieve a crispy exterior on the cinnamon rolls when air fried.

Essential Tools for Making Cinnamon Rolls in the Air Fryer

  • Air fryer: Efficiently cooks the cinnamon rolls to a golden brown, giving them a crispy exterior and fluffy interior.
  • Cooking spray: Prevents the cinnamon rolls from sticking to the air fryer basket, ensuring they cook evenly and release easily.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes


  • 1 can refrigerated cinnamon rolls
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Remove the cinnamon rolls from the can and place them in the air fryer basket.
  3. Lightly spray the cinnamon rolls with cooking spray.
  4. Air fry the cinnamon rolls for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from the air fryer and drizzle with the icing from the package.
  6. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 250 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 2 g | Total Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 420 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 18 g | Calcium: 0 mg | Potassium: 0 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 0 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Can You Make These Cinnamon Rolls Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the cinnamon rolls as instructed but do not bake.
  • Cover the unbaked rolls tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to bake, let the rolls sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before air frying as usual.

Freezing Instructions

  • Freeze the unbaked cinnamon rolls on a baking sheet until firm.
  • Once frozen, transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • When ready to bake, air fry the frozen rolls for an additional 2-3 minutes.

Did you know that you can sprinkle some chopped nuts or raisins on top of the cinnamon rolls before air frying for an extra crunch and flavor boost? It adds a delightful twist to the classic recipe! Enjoy experimenting with different toppings to customize your cinnamon rolls.

Common Questions About Making Cinnamon Rolls in an Air Fryer

Can I use homemade cinnamon rolls for this recipe?
Yes, you can use homemade cinnamon rolls instead of refrigerated ones. Just make sure they are the right size for your air fryer.
How do I prevent the cinnamon rolls from sticking to the air fryer basket?
Lightly spraying the cinnamon rolls with cooking spray before air frying can help prevent them from sticking.
Can I cook multiple batches of cinnamon rolls in the air fryer?
It's best to cook one batch at a time to ensure even cooking and to prevent overcrowding in the air fryer.
How long do I need to preheat the air fryer for this recipe?
Preheat the air fryer to 350°F (180°C) before placing the cinnamon rolls inside for cooking.
Can I reheat leftover cinnamon rolls in the air fryer?
Yes, you can reheat leftover cinnamon rolls in the air fryer for a few minutes until they are warm and crispy again.

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