20 Festive Air Fryer Christmas Recipes

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As the holiday season approaches, there’s an undeniable air of excitement and anticipation. Christmas is a time for family gatherings, joyous celebrations, and, of course, a bountiful feast that leaves your taste buds tingling. This year, why not add a modern twist to your festive menu with the magic of the air fryer?

This delightful array of Air Fryer Christmas Recipes will make your Christmas celebrations both stress-free and delicious.

Air fryer duck with green bean casserole, crispy air fryer potatoes, and air fryer bread pudding.

The beauty of using an air fryer for your Christmas culinary creations is the perfect balance it strikes between convenience and flavor. It’s a kitchen appliance that can crisp, roast, and bake. From succulent air-fried turkey to crispy roast potatoes and delectable dessert surprises, these recipes will help you prepare a memorable Christmas feast with a modern twist.

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Air Fryer Christmas Recipes

Appetizers

Air Fryer Cranberry Brie Bites
Air Fryer Cranberry Brie Bites are easy to make and delicious. The crispy phyllo base, gooey brie and fruity cranberry sauce makes these cranberry brie bites a mouthwatering combination and a perfect appetizer or finger food.
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Cranberry Brie Bites
Air Fryer Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Air Fryer Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers have bacon, green onion, and cheddar cheese mixed in with the cream cheese to make a rich and creamy filling for mini peppers.
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baked cream cheese stuffed peppers on a plate
Air Fryer Crispy Breaded Mushrooms
These Air Fryer Crispy Breaded Mushrooms are crunchy on the outside and soft and juicy on the inside.
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Crispy mushrooms with dipping sauce
Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots With Sriracha Honey Glaze
Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots are the perfect finger food for a party or get-together, especially paired with beer. They’re sprinkled with a savory seasoning salt, then glazed with a spicy maple glaze.
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bacon wrapped tater tots

Main Course

Air Fryer Cornish Hens
These little birds come out crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, making them perfect for any gathering. So next time you’re looking for a festive meal, give this Air Fryer Cornish Hens recipe a try!
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A Cornish hen on a plate
Air Fryer Filet Mignon
This Air Fryer Filet Mignon is seasoned and cooked in the air fryer, resulting in a juicy steak with a nice crust that is topped with an indulgent compound butter.
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Air fryer filet mignon with green beans.
Air Fryer Turkey Breast
This Air Fryer Turkey Breast recipe is a great way to cook a smaller amount of turkey that turns out perfectly tender and moist
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air fryer turkey breast
Best Air Fryer Beef Roast
You'll love this air fryer beef roast, rubbed with a zesty steak seasoning that becomes perfectly crusty on the outside and wonderfully tender on the inside. 
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Sliced beef roast with green beans and mashed potatoes
Air Fryer Duck Breast
Air Fryer Duck Breast is crispy-skinned and tender, made right in your air fryer. Elevate your dinner game with this surprisingly easy dish that'll make you feel like you're dining in a five-star restaurant.
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Sliced duck breast with green bean casserole

Side Dish

Easy Air Fryer Stuffing
Air Fryer Stuffing is a beloved holiday side dish, made with dried bread cubes, chicken broth, onions, celery, seasonings, and butter. The air fryer gets the edges of the bread crispy and delicious.
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Air fryer stuffing
Air Fryer Green Bean Casserole
Air Fryer Green Bean Casserole is a beloved holiday side dish featuring fresh green beans, creamy mushroom soup, and crispy fried onions. Why not make it in the air fryer this year!
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air fryer green bean casserole and a duck breast
Air Fryer Baby Carrots
These Air Fryer Baby Carrots are cooked simply in the air fryer with just olive oil and simple seasonings to make a sweet, easy, and delicious side dish.
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Cooked baby carrots on a plate
Air Fryer Dried Cranberries
Make your own Craisins with this Air Fryer Dried Cranberries recipe. Store-bought cranberries are great, but if you want to learn to make your own, the air fryer is the perfect way.
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A bowl of dried cranberries
Air Fryer Crispy Potatoes
These Air Fryer Crispy Potatoes are so simple to make in the air fryer.
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air fryer potatoes in bowl
Air Fryer Acorn Squash
Air Fryer Acorn Squash cooks quickly in the air fryer and comes out with a soft silky interior that's perfect for mashing or turning into a tasty side dish, or even using as a soup bowl.
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A plate of cooked acorn squash
Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes
These Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes are so easy to make in the air fryer and they make a perfect side dish for your meal.
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hasselback potatoes

Dessert

Air Fryer Cranberry Turnover
These crispy air fryer cranberry turnovers are the perfect fall pastry.
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cranberry turnover
Air Fryer Bread Pudding
Air Fryer Bread Pudding is a quick and delightful dessert featuring a cinnamon-infused French bread base, perfectly crisped in the air fryer, and customizable with a variety of tempting toppings.
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air fryer bread pudding with vanilla ice cream
Air Fryer Lava Cakes
Indulge in the ultimate chocolatey delight with this Air Fryer Lava Cake featuring a decadent molten center, a hint of peppermint, and a perfect balance of gooeyness and crispness.
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air fryer lava cake
Air Fryer Apple Crisp
Air Fryer Apple Crisp is the perfect comfort dessert made with simple ingredients such as diced apples, ground cinnamon, and rolled oats.
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air fryer apple crisp with ice cream on top

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