Easy Air Fryer Recipes To Try: Snacks, Dinners, Desserts

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You can’t go wrong with any of these recipes.

Let’s face it: What is there *not* to love about an air fryer? It cooks quicker than an oven while crisping food to perfection — minus all the oil.

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The best part is that you can throw just about anything in an air fryer, and it’ll taste delicious. So we rounded up even more of our favorite incredibly easy air fryer recipes — from snacks to dinners to desserts — below.


Using store-bought biscuit dough in an air fryer will get you crispy, delicious donuts in just five minutes. The glaze only consists of three simple ingredients (powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk) so you can get creative with them. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Donuts


If you’re looking to whip up a quick snack, look no further than these bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers. One reader’s tip is to cook the poppers only until the bacon is done, if you like a crunchier jalapeño.

RecipeAir Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers 


You’ll never feel the need to buy a rotisserie chicken again once you bite into an air fryer roast chicken. In less than half an hour, you can achieve moist chicken with crispy skin. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Roast Chicken


If you’re craving crispy onion rings, look no further than this simple air fryer recipe. One reader’s tip is to add a few teaspoons of corn starch to the flour mixture for extra crispiness. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Onion Rings


If you plan on serving these air fryer tortilla chips at your next gathering, be sure to make several batches because they will be gone in seconds. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Tortilla Chips


For a healthy snack that will still satisfy your cravings for something crunchy, simply whip up a batch of these air fryer sweet potato chips. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips


Making chicken Parmesan in the air fryer not only saves you time, but it also spares you the mess from frying the chicken on the stove. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Chicken Parm


Putting cannolis into an air fryer is a total game changer. One reader couldn’t get enough of these simple-to-make cannolis: “I love cannolis. I never figured out how to make them until now! Delicious and easy.”

Recipe: Air Fryer Cannolis


There’s no need to get falafel takeout when you can easily make your own using an air fryer. 

Recipe: Air Fryer Falafel

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