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Air Fryer Maple Cinnamon Carrot Fries

Air Fryer Maple Cinnamon Carrot Fries

This recipe for Air Fryer Carrot Fries puts sweet carrot fries with maple syrup and cinnamon together in one delectable snack or side dish that the whole family will love.

Suitable for vegan and gluten free diets. Post Includes Weight Watchers points.

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Hey veggie lovers! I have got a treat for you today. AKA these awesome, colorful and addictive Air Fryer Carrots Fries.

The great thing about these carrot fries is that they are much healthier than potatoes since they have a lot less calories. Plus being so full of vitamins and fiber, so you can snack on your favorite comfort food with fewer calories and none of the guilt.

Even better, these comes together in less than 15 minutes if you use ready cut store bought carrot fries. #easyrecipeforthewin

Serve straight up as a snack or pair with your favorite meal such as burgers, hot dogs or chili. I mean who needs sweet potato fries anyway?!

Why You’ll Love These Air Fryer Carrot Fries

  • You need just a few pantry ingredients to whip up this tasty snack.
  • This recipe for Air Fryer Carrots comes together easily with affordable everyday ingredients.
  • No need to peel the carrots, just cut and go.
  • You can triple or quadruple the recipe to feed a crowd. #winningealready.
  • Carrot fries are super adaptable – see some flavorful suggestions below.
  • Suitable for gluten free and vegan diets.
a white bowl with blue rim filled with air fryer carrot fries

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So, are you ready to find out just how simple it is to make Air Fryer Roasted Carrot Fries? Gather up your ingredients and I will show you……

How To Make Air Fryer Carrots Fries

  • Mix together the ingredients in a bowl and then set aside.
  • Preheat Air Fryer to 400 degrees F / 200 degrees C.
  • Add the carrots to the air fryer basket making sure they are in a single layer. You may need to cook them in batches, depending on the size of your air fryer.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes, turning over halfway through.
  • Serve the Air Fryer Carrot Fries either warm or at room temperature.
image collage showing the steps for making air fried carrot fries

How To Make Baked Carrot Fries

  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients and then set aside.
  • Preheat to 400 degrees F / Fan assisted 180 degrees C / 200 degrees C / gas 6.
  • Place the carrots in a single layer on a baking tray.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through or till done.
  • Serve and enjoy.
carrot fries placed on a baking tray

Carrot Fries Tips

  • Do not let the air fried carrot sticks touch each other in the air fryer. Cook in batches to allow plenty of room so you have perfectly cooked fries.
  • For lighter in calories carrot fries, ignore the maple syrup and just season with the olive oil and salt.
  • For quick easy Air Fried Carrots Fries, start with store bought ready cut carrot fries instead.

How Long to Air Fry Carrot Fries?

This depends the thickness of the carrot fries. Thinner fries will need less time and thicker fries will need more. This recipe took about 10 minutes.

If you are unsure, then start with 8 minutes and test, then add a couple of extra minutes at a time till you get them perfect.

cooked carrot fries inside the air fryer basket

How To Cut Carrot Fries

Folks, it is super easy to cut the Air Fried Carrots Fries yourself:

  • Firstly, cut the carrot in half.
  • Then halve each section lengthwise.
  • Cut each half into 2-3 fries depending on the size of the carrots.
carrots cut into sticks on a live edge wooden cutting board

Are Carrot Fries Healthy?

These are lower in carbohydrates that potatoes. And since they are baked or air fried, they contain less oil than traditional french fries. Which certainly better for you.

How To Season Baked Carrot Fries?

You can flavor your Air Fryer Roasted Carrots in many other ways. Here are just a few mix-in suggestions to try:

  • Spices like nutmegsmoked paprika and allspice.
  • Dried herbs such as oreganobasil and parsley.
  • Cayenne pepper, or a dash of hot sauce for those who like some heat.
  • Date syrup, or honey if not vegan.
close up view of air fried carrot fries in a bowl

Baked Carrot Fries With Parmesan

You can totally make baked carrot fries with Parmesan instead if you wish. You would add grated Parmesan instead of maple syrup before baking.

But please be aware that any adaptations will change the WW points value for the recipe.

Benefits of Carrots

Apart from tasting great, carrots are awesome, as they rich minerals and vitamins. Other benefits include:

  • great source of fiber.
  • lower in calories so they are great way to fill up.

What to Serve Air Fried Carrots With?

These Air Fried Carrot Fries can be served by themselves as an easy snack. However, they make a great side dish to serve along with:

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How To Preheat The Air Fryer

Since the cook time listed in this recipe does not include the time needed for preheating your air fryer, you will want to allow a few extra mins for your air fryer to preheat.

But are you wondering how to do this if your model does not have a preheat setting? Just set it to the desired temperature, and run the empty air fryer for 3-5 mins. Easy Peasy!

Air Fried Carrot Fries Weight Watchers Points

There is just 1 Blue Plan SmartPoint in a serving of this.

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Air Fryer Carrot Sticks

These crispy treats are a tasty, healthy snack or side dish the whole family will love.

Prep Time5 mins

Cook Time12 mins

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack

Cuisine: American, Western

Servings: 4

Calories: 62kcal

Ingredients

Air Fryer Carrot Fries Ingredients

Instructions

Air Fryer Carrot Fries Instructions

  • Mix together the ingredients in a bowl and then set aside.

  • Preheat Air Fryer to 400F / 200C.

  • Add the carrots to the air fryer basket making sure they are in a single layer. You may need to cook them in batches, depending on the size of your air fryer.

  • Cook for 10-12 minutes, turning over halfway through.

  • Serve the Air Fryer Carrot Fries either warm or at room temperature.

Oven Baked Carrot Fries Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients and then set aside.

  • Preheat to 400F / Fan assisted 180C / 200C / gas 6.

  • Place the carrots in a single layer on a baking tray.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, turning half way through or till done.

  • Serve and enjoy.

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Notes

Air Fryer Carrot Fries Tips

  • Do not let the air fried carrot sticks touch each other in the air fryer. Cook in batches to allow plenty of room so you have perfectly cooked fries.
  • For lighter in calories carrot fries, ignore the maple syrup and just season with the olive oil and salt.
  • For quick easy Air Fried Carrots Fries start with store bought ready cut carrot fries instead.

Air Fryer Carrot Fries Serving Suggestions

These Air Fried Carrot Fries can be served by themselves as an easy snack. However, they make a great side dish to serve along with:

Air Fried Carrot Fries Weight Watchers Points

One serving of these air fried carrot fries contains just 1 Freestyle SmartPoint.

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 363mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18944IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg