Who doesn’t love a good holiday meal? And while our holiday celebrations may be limited to our own households this year, there is no limit on the amount of delicious treats you can make and enjoy at home!
Let’s explore some healthy-ish recipes you can make in an air fryer, so you can save more of your calorie count for those family favorites that haven’t changed for generations.
Though air frying doesn’t automatically put everything into the health food category, it can be significantly healthier than frying in oil. So whether you’re looking for a twist on annual favorites or want to introduce a tasty new tradition, let’s get air frying.
Holiday Dessert Air Fryer Recipes
We’ll get started with everyone’s favorite morning sweet: donuts! (If someone tells you they aren’t a fan of donuts, they clearly just haven’t tried the right ones.)
With endless varieties and fast, delicious results from air frying, you can find something for everyone.
Try one of these recipes for a fun holiday breakfast:
It’s always good to work in some fruit to your holiday fare. And no, it doesn’t need to be the dense, dreaded fruit cake. With the air fryer, you’ve got plenty of options for tasty, sweet treats that can serve as a snack or dessert.
Last but not least: chocolate! It really doesn’t matter what time of year it is, chocolate is always in season. Here are a few chocolatey treats to add to your holiday dessert menu.
- Chocolate Orange Christmas Biscuits
- Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Molten Lava Cakes
- Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
More Air Fryer Recipes
Of course, the air fryer can be used for so much more than desserts and sweet treats. Main dishes like ham, meatloaf, or pork roast; Vegetables like carrots, veggie cakes, or frozen veggies; Sides like mashed potato cakes, cheesy ravioli, or bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers.
Use your imagination, and try some of these great recipes for your holiday celebrations or any time during these chilly winter months.