Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


6 servings (1-1/2 dozen)


1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup crisp rice cereal, coarsely crushed2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup sugar, divided1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup butter-flavored shortening1/2 cup milk1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 cup butter, melted


In a large bowl, combine flour, cereal, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Shape into 1-in. balls. Preheat air fryer to 400°. In a shallow bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Dip balls in butter, then roll in cinnamon-sugar. In batches, arrange in a single layer in greased air fryer. Cook until browned and a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean, 8-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

3 balls: 355 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 533mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.