Air Fryer Dessert Pinwheels

10 Pinwheels60 cals

We’re back with our air fryer and today we’re going to make a super easy air fryer dessert! You only need 6 ingredients and 10 minutes or less to make these delicious Air Fryer Dessert Pinwheels. Packed with diet friendly macros and great for meal prep.

Add into a small mixing bowl 4 ounces of cream cheese, 1 scoop of your choice flavor protein powder, 1 tablespoon of sweetener if your protein powder isn’t sweet enough, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Mix those ingredients together until smooth.

Remember to choose a flavor of protein powder that you think would pair well with the other ingredients in the recipe. Vanilla (my preference), chocolate, cinnamon bun, salted caramel, and so on all work great!

From here, take out a large tortilla or a couple small ones. I usually use 2 6” flour tortillas. This is also where you could easily change up the macros in the recipe with low carb or high protein tortillas!

Add some (if you’re using small ones) or all of your mix onto your tortilla and evenly distribute it.

Follow that first layer with 1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter per small tortilla or 3-4 tablespoons in a large one.

You could alternatively use powdered peanut butter mixed with a little water until your desired creaminess to cutdown on the fat and calories in the recipe. I’ll put both nutritional breakdowns below in the recipe card.

For your last layer? Top it sugar free chocolate chips.

Don’t forget that you can easily change up your toppings! Other nut butters, ground cinnamon, cocoa powder, white chocolate, and so on. Think outside the box for endless variations.

Speaking of peanut butter, are you a creamy or crunchy person? Let us know in the comments below! I usually go crunchy for the texture.

Go ahead now and roll your tortilla(s) up.

Air Fryer Pinwheels

Coat your rolled up tortillas with a little melted butter or cooking spray and cut them up into your protein dessert pinwheels. I cut mine every inch or so which with a 6” tortilla would give me 6 pieces.

Put them onto some optional parchment paper and straight into the air fryer on 375F/190C for around 6 minutes. Keep in mind that they may take more or less time depending on the air fryer you’re using.

A couple tips for these protein dessert pinwheels?

  1. They taste great cold so be afraid to make a bunch at a time.
  2. Dip them in Greek yogurt or one of our Protein Frosting recipes for even better macros!
Air Fryer Dessert Pinwheels Recipe

Air Fryer Dessert Pinwheels

Craving sweets? Try these high protein Air Fryer Dessert Pinwheels made with simple ingredients! This recipe quick to make and delicious.
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Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, dessert pinwheels, pinwheels, protein pinwheels
Servings: 10 Pinwheels
Calories: 60kcal
Cost: $2.10

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  • Tortillas - Use a large one or multiple small ones (I use 2 6'')
  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese - Fat Free
  • 1 Scoop Protein Powder - Your Choice Flavor
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweetener - *Optional if your Protein Powder isn't sweet enough
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Peanut Butter - 1-2 Tablespoons Per Small Tortilla or Use Powdered Peanut Butter mixed with Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Chocolate Chips - Sugar Free
  • Butter - Melted or Cooking Spray


  • Mix together your Cream Cheese, Protein Powder, Sweetener, and Vanilla Extract until smooth
  • Place some or all of your mix into a Tortilla (this depends on the size you're using)
  • Evenly distribute that mix around your Tortilla
  • Evenly distribute your Peanut Butter on top of that layer
  • Top it with your Chocolate Chips
  • Repeat with your next Tortilla
  • Roll up your Tortilla(s)
  • Coat them with a little melted Butter or some cooking spray
  • Cut them into your soon to be Pinwheels
  • Put them into your air fryer optionally lined with parchment paper on 375F/190C for around 6 minutes



Calories in the Whole Recipe with 2 6” Tortillas:
*with Powdered Peanut Butter
  • Calories: 526
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.5g
  • Sodium: 1338mg
  • Carbs: 48g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Protein: 52g
Calories in the Whole Recipe with 2 6” Flour Tortillas:
*with Peanut Butter
  • Calories: 728
  • Fat: 36g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 1120mg
  • Carbs: 46g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Protein: 55g
Calories Per Bite (Makes 12 6” Bites):
*with Peanut Butter
  • Calories: 60
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: .9g
  • Sodium: 93.3mg
  • Carbs: 3.8g
  • Fiber: .5g
  • Sugar: .6g
  • Protein: 4.5g


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 4.5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Sodium: 93.3mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 0.6g


  1. Derry on May 23, 2024 at 1:07 pm

    5 stars
    My kid loved these with the powdered peanut butter mix

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