Air Fryer Caramel Apple Dumplings

Air Fryer Caramel Apple Dumplings

Air Fryer Caramel Apple Dumplings - Indulge in the heavenly delight of Air Fryer Caramel Apple Dumplings, where tender apple slices are enveloped in a golden crescent roll blanket, creating a warm and comforting treat. Drizzled with luscious caramel sauce, each bite delivers a perfect balance of sweet, cinnamon-kissed apples and flaky pastry. 


For the Apple Filling:

  • 4 medium-sized apples, peeled and cored
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For the Dumplings:

  • 1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter, cut into small cubes

For Caramel Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream for serving (optional)


Prepare the Apple Filling:

  1. Dice the peeled and cored apples into small pieces.
  2. In a bowl, combine diced apples, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Toss until the apples are evenly coated.

Prepare the Dumplings:

  1. Unroll the crescent roll dough and separate it into individual triangles.
  • Place a portion of the apple filling in the center of each triangle.
  • Add a small cube of unsalted butter on top of the apple filling.

Roll and Seal:

  1. Roll each crescent triangle, enclosing the apple filling and butter. Ensure the seams are sealed.

Air Fry:

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  • Place the apple dumplings in the air fryer basket, leaving space between each.
  • Air fry for 10-12 minutes or until the dumplings are golden brown and cooked through.

Serve with Caramel Sauce:

  1. Warm the caramel sauce and drizzle it over the hot apple dumplings.

Optional Garnish:

  1. Optionally, serve the Air Fryer Caramel Apple Dumplings with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Enjoy Warm:

  1. Serve immediately, and enjoy these delightful Caramel Apple Dumplings straight from the air fryer.

These air-fried caramel apple dumplings offer a comforting and indulgent dessert experience, perfect for satisfying sweet cravings.

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