snacks you should try in your air fryer

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Don’t worry, we’ll get into chicken wings later in this slide show. And although those wings are already healthier thanks to the air fryer element

Chicken Wings

There’s no excuse to skip the chicken wings (except a meatless diet, maybe) especially when the frozen kind can be prepared in your air fryer in just 30 minutes at 400 F

Crab Cakes

You can enjoy an iconic Maryland dish—crab cakes—with an air fryer twist. Crab, red peppers, green onion, mayo, breadcrumbs, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, Old Bay Seasoning, and 10 minutes 

Crispy Chickpeas

Pretzels, mixed nuts, and chips are classic snacks, but they don’t have the health benefits—or pack the flavor punch—of chickpeas. Chickpeas (a.k.a. Garbanzo beans) contain calcium

Fried Pickles

All you need are pickles, panko, eggs, and some spices to make these deep-fried disks of deliciousness. You can ditch the fatty fast-food oil and guilt in favor of simple cooking spray


There are two ways you can go with air fryer fries: make fresh, homemade fries, like this version from Sweet C’s Designs or, to save time, just use your air fryer

Jalapeño Poppers

“Can we get a round of jalapeño poppers for me and the boys?” asks the protagonist of a popular insurance commercial, mistakenly pronouncing the “j” in “jalapeño

Mini Calzones

Add something new to your usual gameday offerings with calzones that would make Parks and Recreation’s Ben Wyatt smile. That’s right, you can, in fact, make calzones in your air fryer

Mozzarella Sticks

When dining out, don’t do the math on mozzarella sticks—they end up costing more than $1 per stick! Save your money and  making your own mozzies at home in your air fryer