Air Fryer Lucky Charms Donuts

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A super quick and easy breakfast or snack idea for St. Patrick’s Day: Lucky Charms Donuts! We used store bought biscuit dough and enjoyed sweet donut treats after just a few minutes of cooking in the air fryer! This treat is easy enough for the kids to help make. (Or maybe those silly leprechauns could make them!)

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Ever since we made our very first batch of air fryer donuts a few years ago, we were hooked on these easier-than-easy treats. They require almost zero prep because we use store bought tubes of large, flaky biscuit dough.

These tubes typically come with 8 pre-sliced circles of biscuit dough. We use a small round cookie cutter to make a hole in the center and then it’s off to the air fryer to cook!

Today’s version of these simple donuts will work beautifully for St. Patrick’s Day! You could surprise the kids with them, let the kids help make them, or even have them waiting as a “leprechaun trick” or gift from those little green guys.

Lucky Charms Donuts Ingredients

This snack uses just 4 ingredients:

  • 1 Can Biscuits
  • Cooking Spray
  • Green Frosting
  • Lucky Charms Cereal

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Lucky Charms Donuts Recipe

Here’s how to make these donuts!

Air Fryer Lucky Charms Donuts

Whip up these tasty Lucky Charms donuts in just minutes! Use store bought biscuit dough and pop them in the air fryer. This is a great snack or breakfast idea for St. Patrick's Day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, donut
Servings: 8

Equipment

  • Air fryer
  • small round cookie cutter

Ingredients

  • 1 can biscuit dough large, flaky variety
  • 1 can green frosting
  • Lucky Charms cereal for topping
  • non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350 F.
  • Use the cookie cutter to cut a hole in the middle of each biscuit.
  • Lightly spray the biscuits with cooking spray (both sides).
    biscuit dough in air fryer
  • Place in the air fryer and cook for 4-6 minutes (until the biscuits have browned a bit).
  • Remove the biscuits from the air fryer and transfer them to a cooling rack.
  • After they have cooled a bit, cover each donut top with green frosting.
    green iced donuts
  • Sprinkle Lucky Charms cereal on top.
    lucky charms on donuts
  • Enjoy!
    Lucky Charms Air Fryer Donuts Close Up

That’s it!

So cute, right?

Lucky Charms Air Fryer Donuts Close Up

Make sure you take a few minutes and browse the rest of our St. Patrick’s Day content. We have lots of recipes, DIYs and printables that you can use!

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