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Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants

Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants

Are you ready to take your breakfast game to the next level? Look no further than these delectable Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants! With their flaky exterior, creamy filling, and burst of sweet cherries, these croissants are a delightful treat to start your day.

The Air Fryer: Your Breakfast Ally

Imagine having a warm and delicious pastry in just a fraction of the time it takes to bake in a conventional oven. That’s the magic of the air fryer. It’s like having a personal breakfast ally, capable of delivering perfectly crispy croissants every single time.

With the air fryer’s rapid air circulation, you can achieve that sought-after golden brown exterior without the need for excessive oil. This means you can enjoy your cherry cream cheese croissants guilt-free, knowing they’re not soaked in unhealthy fats.

The Perfect Combination: Cherry and Cream Cheese

Cherries and cream cheese are a match made in breakfast heaven. The tangy cream cheese beautifully complements the sweetness of the cherries, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. With every bite, you’ll experience the delightful contrast between the creamy filling and the burst of juicy cherries.

Whether you’re a fan of fresh cherries or prefer the indulgence of cherry preserves, you can customize these croissants to suit your taste buds. The air fryer ensures that the cherries retain their juiciness, making every mouthful a delightful experience.

A Heavenly Aroma and Flaky Texture

As you pop these croissants into the air fryer, your kitchen will be enveloped in a heavenly aroma. The smell of freshly baked pastries mingled with cherries will awaken your senses and make your mouth water. It’s like a symphony of flavors and scents, all coming together to create a memorable breakfast experience.

Once cooked, these croissants emerge from the air fryer with a perfectly flaky texture. Each layer of pastry unfolds delicately, revealing its buttery goodness. It’s like biting into a cloud of pastry perfection, with the creamy cherry filling adding a delightful surprise.


Q: Can I use other fruits instead of cherries?

A: Absolutely! While cherries are a delicious choice, you can experiment with other fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, or even peaches.

Q: Can I use frozen cherries?

A: Yes, you can. Just make sure to thaw and drain them before using in the croissants to prevent excess moisture.

Q: How long do these croissants take to cook in the air fryer?

A: On average, they take around 10-12 minutes at 350°F (175°C). However, cooking times may vary depending on the air fryer model, so keep an eye on them to avoid overcooking.

Q: Can I make these croissants ahead of time?

A: Yes, you can prepare the croissants the night before and refrigerate them. Simply pop them in the air fryer in the morning for a quick and convenient breakfast.

Q: Can I use store-bought croissant dough?

A: Absolutely! Using store-bought dough saves time and effort. Just make sure to follow the package instructions for optimal results.

Q: Can I add a drizzle of icing on top?

A: Of course! A drizzle of sweet icing can take these croissants to another level of deliciousness. Feel free to get creative with your toppings!

Q: Can I freeze these croissants?

A: Yes, you can freeze the unbaked croissants. When ready to enjoy, simply thaw them overnight in the refrigerator and then cook them in the air fryer as usual.

Q: Can I reheat these croissants?

A: Absolutely! If you have leftovers or want to enjoy these croissants later in the day, simply reheat them in the air fryer for a few minutes until warm and crispy again.

In Conclusion

Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants are a breakfast delight that combines the convenience of the air fryer with the irresistible flavors of cherry and cream cheese. With their flaky texture, heavenly aroma, and customizable fillings, these croissants are sure to become a family favorite.

So why settle for a boring breakfast when you can indulge in these delicious pastries? Fire up your air fryer, gather your ingredients, and get ready to savor every bite of these delightful cherry cream cheese croissants!

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Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • Flour , for dusting
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of refrigerated crescent roll dough (such as Pillsbury®)
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) of cream cheese
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of pitted sour cherries , drained
  • Cooking spray
  • Ground cinnamon , to taste


  • Sprinkle a small amount of flour onto a clean work surface.
  • Unroll the crescent dough and separate it into triangles along the perforated lines.
  • Spread a layer of cream cheese onto each triangle.
  • Place 3 or 4 cherries onto the wider end of each triangle of dough. Carefully roll up each crescent, ensuring the cherries stay inside. Slightly fold down the ends of each roll to create a crescent shape.
  • Apply non-stick cooking spray to the basket of the air fryer.
  • Gently place the croissants into the air fryer basket.
  • Set the air fryer to a temperature of 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Air fry the croissants until they become puffed up and lightly browned, approximately 5 minutes. Check to ensure the croissants are not sticking together or becoming too browned. If needed, continue cooking for an additional 2 to 3 minutes, making sure they do not become overcooked.
  • Transfer the croissants to a plate and sprinkle them with cinnamon.
  • If desired, you can substitute cherry pie filling for the canned cherries.
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