Air-Fried Donut Sticks

Refrigerated crescent dough meets the air fryer for this sweet snack. We recommend dipping them in caramel or melted chocolate.

Air-Fried Donut Sticks
Photo: Alison Miksch
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
48 donut sticks


  • 1 8 ounce package refrigerated crescent dough for recipes

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup desired dippers such as fruit jam, syrup, honey, melted chocolate, caramel sauce, or frosting


  1. Unroll crescent dough sheet. Pat dough out to an 8x12-inch rectangle. Using a pizza cutter, cut dough in half lengthwise and then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch wide strips.

  2. Dip sticks in butter. Place in a single layer in air fryer basket. Cook at 380°F for 4 to 5 minutes or until well browned. In a pie plate or shallow bowl stir together sugar and cinnamon. Remove doughnut sticks from air fryer and roll in cinnamon sugar. Repeat with remaining dough.

  3. Serve with dippers such as jam, syrup, honey, melted chocolate, caramel, or desired frosting.

Donut Bites

Use a 16.3-ounce package refrigerated large biscuits. Cut each biscuit into quarters. Prepare as directed in Step 2. Makes 32 bites.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

268 Calories
12g Fat
38g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 268
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 20mg 0%
Fatty acids, total trans 2g
Folate, total 0.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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