Air Fryer Mini Corn Dogs are the ultimate lunch or dinner for kids and adults. So simple, and yet so satisfying. Mini corn dogs are a corn muffin mix with a piece of a hot dog in the center, and air fried to perfection.
These mini corn dogs in air fryer are so simple to make and great to whip up when you want something quick. Plus the cleanup is a breeze.
Mini Corn Dogs
If you are stuck at home and nowhere to go, consider making these air fryer corn dogs pair with ketchup, mustard, or any other favorite dipper you may have.
Can You Make Mini Corn Dog Muffins In The Air Fryer
Yes, you will reach for a muffin tin. This is a great way to make enjoying a corn dog at home super easy. Just grab that cornbread mix, hot dogs, and get to cooking.
Are These Mini Muffin Corn Dogs Quick To Cook
Yes, these cook up in like 9-12 minutes! I was so happy with how fast they cooked up. This is an under a 20 minute dinner idea from the start to finish.
You will love this recipe, and so will your kids.
Can I Use Homemade Corn Bread Mix For This Recipe
Absolutely! You are welcome to use a homemade cornbread mix if you would prefer over a Jiffy box mix.
I wanted a super simple recipe that you can toss together so fast, and be something to fill up your kids and leave them feeling satisfied.
Alternative To Hot Dogs
If you don’t have or want to use hot dogs, you can use little smokies in replace of hot dogs. You can use any type of brand of hot dog if you choose that route. Or you can buy Kielbasa or even pre-cooked cheddar brats to cut up.
I think any pre-cooked meat like that will be a great alternative.
How To Store Leftovers
You can store these mini corn dogs in air fryer. They are best when served fresh and warm. But, if you have leftovers, you can allow them to cool then place in an airtight container.
These corn dog muffins will store for up to 3-4 days in the fridge. Always use your best judgment in terms of quality.
Can I Double This Recipe For Air Fryer Corn Dogs
Sure, you will just need to batch cook your corn dogs. Then you can place the cooked corn dog muffins in the oven at 200 degrees to keep them warm while you finish cooking up the rest.
How To Know When Corn Dog Muffins Are Done
You will know these are done when you take a toothpick and stick in the center and make sure it comes out clean. If it still shows batter you will need to cook them for a few minutes longer or until they are fully cooked.
Air Fryer Mini Corn Dogs are the ultimate lunch or dinner for kids and adults. So simple, and yet so satisfying. Mini corn dogs that are a corn muffin mix with a piece of a hot dog in the center, and air fried to perfection.
- Hot Dogs
- Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
- Muffin Pan
- Mix Jiffy mix according to its packages directions.
- Spray muffin tin with canola spray.
- Cut hot dogs into thirds.
- Fill each muffin tin with aprx. 2 TBSP of muffin mix. You want eat muffin tin to be at most half filled.
- Place a piece of hot dog in the center of each tin, standing up.
- Preheat your air fryer to 360 degrees, place your muffin tin onto a middle rack so you do not over cook the tops. Cook for 9 min. If yours are a bit thicker (if you can not see your hot dog anymore as they cook), you may need to cook for as much as 11 minutes.
- Push the bottom of your tins a tiny bit and your mini corn dogs will pop right out. Enjoy!
*the muffin tins linked above in the ingredient list fit my Instant Vortex Plus
**I had enough muffin mix to make 10 mini corn dogs
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 75Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 109mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 1g