Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants

These delightful Air Fryer Cherry Cream Cheese Croissants are a perfect blend of flaky pastry, creamy filling, and sweet cherry goodness. They make for a wonderful treat any time of day, whether it’s for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Quick and easy to make in the air fryer.
  • The combination of cream cheese and cherry pie filling creates a luscious filling.
  • Perfectly golden and crispy croissants with a sweet touch of powdered sugar.


  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated crescent dough
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cherry pie filling
  • 1 egg (for egg wash)
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting)


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 320°F (160°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the cream cheese, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Unroll the crescent dough and separate into triangles.
  4. Place a tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture on the wide end of each triangle and top with a teaspoon of cherry pie filling.
  5. Roll up the triangles, starting from the wide end and tuck in the sides to enclose the filling.
  6. Beat the egg and brush over each croissant.
  7. Place the croissants in the air fryer basket, ensuring they don’t touch.
  8. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  9. Let cool slightly and dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
Kcal: 210 kcal | Servings: 8 servings


These croissants are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the air fryer for a few minutes to enjoy them warm and crispy again.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize these croissants by adding chopped nuts, chocolate chips, or different fruit fillings for variety.
  • Make sure to seal the croissants well to prevent the filling from leaking during cooking.
  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less powdered sugar based on your preference. Enjoy these delicious treats with a cup of coffee or tea for a delightful experience.”

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