Easy Air Fryer Pineapple

Air Fryer Pineapple: The Perfect Sweet and Juicy Snack If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious snack or side dish, look no further than the air fryer pineapple. This tropical fruit is loaded with nutrients and has a natural sweetness that makes it a perfect snack for any time of day. And when you cook it in the air fryer, you get a crispy outside and juicy inside that makes it even more irresistible.
 CourseAppetizer, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
 Keywordair fryer pineapple, air fryer pineapple slices, pineapple air fryer, pineapple in air fryer, pineapple in the air fryer
 Prep Time8minutes 
 Cook Time12minutes 
 Total Time20minutes 
 Servings4 People


  • 1 Air Fryer


  • 2 heaping cups sliced pineapple from approx. ½ small pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter or margarine melted optional
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Optional Chili Lime Dip
  • 3 tablespoons cashew cream or vegan mayo
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice approx. half a lime
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder


  • Peel, core and slice your pineapple and place about 2 heaping cups worth in a mixing bowl.
  • Combine the melted butter, maple syrup and cinnamon in a small bowl, then pour it over your pineapple slices. Mix gently to even coat the slices.
  • Then place them in a single layer (slightly overlapping is fine) in your fryer basket and air fry at 380 degrees F for 12-15 minutes, or until caramelized. Flip the pineapple once at the halfway point.
  • Enjoy warm or cold, as a side dish or dessert.


Optional DipIf making the chili lime dip, combine the 3 ingredients in a small bowl while your pineapple is cooking.NotesDon’t dump the pineapple slices into your fryer basket. Instead, spoon them in one at a time to avoid breaking them, and prevent excess liquid from dripping down below your basket and smoking.Leftovers keep refrigerated in a sealed container for 2-3 days.NutritionCalories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg

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