15 Quick & Easy Air Fryer Snacks

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The air fryer is capable of making everything from breakfast to dinner, and everything in between, but one of the best things it does is make snacks. That’s because it’s super easy to turn it on, dump in your favorite snack, and cook it to perfection within minutes.

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Air fryer gyoza, buffalo cauliflower and breaded mushrooms

Here are 11 of our favorite quick and easy air fryer snacks that will quickly become your go-to for grab and air fry foods. These snacks vary from frozen foods that you just dump into the basket to slightly more complicated finger foods.

Find everything you need for party appetizers or after school snacks in this list. We’ve got a little bit of everything. And when you’re ready for dinner, keep the air fryer going with these great main dishes.

Super Useful Air Fryer Accessories

Once you’ve started using your air fryer more regularly, you’ll find there are so many other ways you *could* be using it, if you had a few extra useful accessories. Here are a few favorites that we use almost every day.

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Air Fryer Snacks To Make

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks from Frozen
Air Fryer Frozen Mozzarella Sticks are baked in the air fryer for a crunchy exterior and a gooey interior without having to cook them in the oven or the deep fryer.
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Mozzarella Sticks
Air Fryer Fried Pickles
Air Fryer Fried Pickles, also called Frickles, are a satisfyingly crunchy snack with an amazing pickle flavor and crispy breading on the outside.
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fried pickles with dipping sauce
Air Fryer Samosas
Air fryer Samosas can be quickly made with frozen or homemade samosas, cooking oil spray, and an air fryer. They turn out crispy and nice, but with fewer calories than deep fried. 
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samosas on a plate
Air Fryer Mini Tacos
Air fryer mini tacos are made with frozen mini tacos and any dipping sauce you have at your disposal to form an awesome and delicious snack or quick lunch.
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A plate of mini tacos
Air Fryer Crispy Gnocchi
Air Fryer Crispy Gnocchi makes a fun snack idea and it's quick to make. Coated with a mixture of spices and parmesan cheese they come out crispy and piping hot in the middle.
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crispy gnocchi with dipping sauce
Air Fryer Frozen Calamari
This Air Fryer Frozen Calamari recipe uses store-bought frozen calamari, cooked in the air fryer for just a few minutes and served with a creamy chipotle dipping sauce.
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Air Fryer calamari on a plate with lemon and dipping sauce.
Easy Air Fryer Pasta Chips
These easy air fryer Pasta Chips are made with bowtie pasta, a bit of olive oil, Parmesan cheese, and seasonings. They're a fun alternative to chips that can be served as a snack or appetizer.
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Pasta chips
Simple Air Fryer Mini Corndogs
These Air Fryer Mini Corndogs are simple to make in just under 10 minutes, starting with frozen corndogs that you can buy in a package at the store.
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air fryer mini corndogs
Air Fryer Popcorn
Air Fryer Popcorn is a unique way to make your favorite popped snack from 100% natural kernels.
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Air Fryer Popcorn
Air Fryer Gyoza
Air Fryer Gyoza is a fast and tasty snack that can be cooked from frozen to crispy and hot in just 8 minutes (6 if thawed). That makes it a super quick appetizer, side dish, or snack.
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gyoza on plate
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower is delicious and super easy to make. The cauliflower florets are breaded and air fried to crispy perfection, then drenched in tasty buffalo sauce and dipped in blue cheese dip.
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Buffalo Cauliflower with Dipping Sauce
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 Bagel Bites
Air Fryer Bagel Bites make what might be the easiest snack there is to make. It's perfect for after school snacks or whenever you just have the munchies.
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Air Fryer Bagel Bites
Air Fryer Crispy Ravioli
Air fryer crispy ravioli is a great way to turn ravioli into a fun snack. Coated with a mixture of herbs, parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs, you simply can't stop eating them.
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Crispy Ravioli
Frozen Egg Rolls in the Air Fryer
These Air Fryer Frozen Egg Rolls get perfectly crispy on the outside and cooked on the inside, without all the extra oil they'd soak up in the deep fryer.
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Air Fryer Egg Rolls
Frozen Air Fryer Pizza Rolls
These tasty, bite-sized pizza rolls are a delicious party snack that can be made quickly and easily in the air fryer, producing perfectly crisp pizza rolls without having to use the oven.
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pizza rolls on plate
Crispy Air Fryer Potato Skins
These delicious potato skins get extra crispy in the air fryer and are piled up with melted cheese, bacon and onion for a tasty tasty snack.
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air fryer potato skins
Air Fryer Frozen Onion Rings
You won't believe how crispy these Air Fryer Frozen Onion Rings get, without all the extra oil they'd soak up in the deep fryer. You can now make perfectly crispy onion rings in the air fryer, quickly and easily.
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Onion rings on a plate
Air Fryer Pork Belly Bites
These pork belly bites are little morsels of deliciousness, turned crispy in the air fryer.
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pork belly bites
Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers
These air fryer jalapeno poppers are quick, easy, and super tasty! These perfect little appetizers are simple to make in the air fryer.
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jalapeno poppers
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

Why Use an Air Fryer

An air fryer is an incredibly easy way to cook just about anything. You place the food in a fryer-style basket and hot air rapidly circulates all around the food, making the food crisp – much like deep-frying, but without the oil. You can cook anything you’d make in the oven.

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OUR FAVORITE AIR FRYER

COSORI PRO LE 5-QT AIR FRYER

There are a lot of features to love about this air fryer, but top of our list are the tempered glass display, super easy to clean basket, and ability to add shake reminders.

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