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Whether you’re an air fryer pro, or just a beginner, this epic list of easy air fryer recipes will satisfy not only your kids, but the whole family too!

If you haven’t jumped on board the air fryer band wagon yet, what are you waiting for?! This amazing countertop kitchen appliance gives you the taste and delicious crunch of your favorite deep-fried foods, without all the fat and oils. That means healthier meals for your family, and bonus – much less mess!

But don’t just think of your typical fried foods (hello, french fries!) to try in your air fryer – you can make just about anything from breakfast favorites like french toast, to lunch and dinner classics including juicy chicken, crispy pork chops and tons of fun side dishes. Even snacks and desserts!

And because we’re all about making your life easier, we’ve pulled together all of the best easy air fryer recipes that are kid-friendly, so you can pull together a flavorful meal that your entire family will eat. Hurrah! 

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Kid-Friendly Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes

Start the day off with a mouth-watering breakfast that you can quickly cook to perfection using your air fryer. From melt-in-your-mouth pastries, to crispy tater tots, we’ve compiled the best air fryer breakfast recipes that your kids will love.

(1) Air Fryer French Toast: Everyone loves toast, but French toast from this heavenly recipe takes it to a whole new level. Cooking it in the air fryer creates a light and fluffy dish that your kids will devour! (via

(2) Air Fryer French Toast Sticks: Why buy frozen French toast sticks when they are so easy to make yourself in the air fryer? Kids absolutely love these finger foods for breakfast, and we suggest making a double batch so you can freeze some for breakfasts in the future! (via

(3) Air Fryer Strawberry French Toast Rollups: Spice up your regular French toast by creating these crunchy little rollups! Bread is rolled out in slices, filled with strawberry filling, dipped in an egg mixture, then air fried to perfection. It’s a great easy recipe for kids to help make, and eat! (via

(4) Air Fryer Donuts: Your kids will be so pumped to create some real, made-from-scratch donuts that they can do themselves thanks to the air fryer! These yeast dough donuts are not only delicious, but so much better for you, using far less fat than a deep-fried option. (via

(5) Air Fryer Breakfast Burritos: What’s better than a burrito filled with a hodgepodge of your favorite ingredients? Definitely a burrito with a crispy outer shell! You can stuff them with egg, sausage, cheese, bacon, whatever you like, then wrap in a tortilla and air fry. (via

(6) Air Fryer Breakfast Cups: Need breakfast on the go? Make these quick and easy air fryer breakfast cups. They are similar to mini quiches that you cook in silicon muffin cups inside the air fryer – kids and adults alike love them! (via

(7) Air Fryer Breakfast Sandwich: You can create an entire meal in the air fryer all at once with this egg, bacon, and toast breakfast sandwich creation. (via

(8) Air Fryer Hashbrowns: Made to crispy perfection without any of the excess oil, frozen hashbrowns are a total dream straight from the air fryer. And they take no time at all to “fry” up and serve. (via

(9) Air Fryer Bacon: This air fryer bacon is the best way to create perfectly chewy bacon with golden, crispy edges. (via

(10) Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes: What’s a big breakfast without a side of potatoes?! These come out perfect every time: crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, all thanks to the air fryer. (via

(11) Air Fryer Tater Tots: Delicious, crunchy tater tots that look like they were fried, except without all the excess oil? Count us in! These easy air fryer tots are definitely an easier, healthier option that kids of all ages can enjoy. (via

(12) Air Fryer Blueberry Muffins: These delicious made-from-scratch blueberry air fryer muffins are as fun for kids to make as they are to eat! The secret is to place silicone muffin cups inside the air fryer so they don’t stick. Serve to your family for breakfast or even dessert. (via

(13) Air Fryer Breakfast Hot Pockets: These scrumptious ham, egg, and cheese pockets are exactly like the hot pockets your kids love – except fresher, tastier, and much healthier! (via

(14) Air Fryer Bagels: Who knew that making your own bagels from scratch could be so easy in an air fryer? These two-ingredients bagels are created by mixing self-rising flour with plain non-fat Greek yogurt, molding to your liking, and air frying. (via

(15) Air Fryer Pop Tarts: This super-fun breakfast option is a favorite for the kids since they get to choose their own filling, top with icing, and even add sprinkles! (via

(16) Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs: You’ll probably never use boiling water or the oven again to make hard boiled eggs once you realized how easy they are to whip up in the air fryer! You simply place them in, cook, and serve! It makes the perfect hardboiled egg every time. (via

(17) Air Fryer Sausage Patties: These breakfast sausage patties can be served as a side on their own, or added to a sandwich. Add your favorite spices or even a dash of maple syrup to the meat mix, then air fry for a juicy patty that’s way less fatty. (via

(18) Air Fryer Breakfast Pizza: Kids love pizza, and breakfast pizza is no exception. With crescent roll dough as the base, simply add in a scramble of eggs and your favorite add-ons like sausage, peppers, cheese, onions, and more! (via

Kid-Friendly Air Fryer Lunch Recipes

Grab your kids and have them help make these delicious, easy lunch recipes in the air fryer. From traditional lunch foods like grilled cheese and pizza, to slightly more adventurous fare, you’re sure to find a meal here that will become an instant hit with everyone in your family.

(1) Air Fryer English Muffin Pizzas: Kids love personal-sized food – that’s why these air fryer English muffin pizzas are a total hit! They can add their favorite toppings to a crispy muffin so it’s just the way they like it. (via

(2) Air Fryer Pizza Bagels: Always a kid-favorite, you can make pizza bagels quickly and easily in the air fryer. Simply place your bagel or mini bagel in the machine, spoon on some marinara sauce, then sprinkle with shredded cheese. They make the perfect lunch or afterschool snack. (via

(3) Air Fryer Mini Pizza Bites: Miniaturize your pizza with these crunchy mini pizza bites. Start with puff pastry and give them a sweet flair in this Hawaiian recipe – top with ham and pineapple! (via

(4) Air Fryer Pizza Rolls: Ah, pizza rolls. Every kid is obsessed with them, and now they’re easier than ever to whip up in your air fryer! All you need is crescent dough, marinara sauce, and shredded cheese, then cook until deliciously golden brown. (via

(5) Air Fryer Personal Pizza: This great recipe idea starts with a naan round as the base layer for a personal air fryer pizza. Then your kids can add sauce, pepperoni, shredded cheese, and any other toppings that their hearts desire! (via

(6) Air Fryer Toasted Ravioli: If pasta is a house favorite for your family, then toasted ravioli from the air fryer is about to be on repeat. These breaded, crispy bites are best when dipped in marinara sauce for added flavor that kids go nuts over. (via

(7) Air Fryer Hot Dogs: The all-American favorite, no matter how you cook them. But only five minutes in an air fryer? Yes, please. Pop in the dogs, and they come out juicy and ready for a bun. (via

(8) Air Fryer Mummy Dogs: What kids wouldn’t love these fun mummy dogs?! To make these delightful creations, simply wrap your hot dogs in flaky crescent dough and cook in the air fryer. They’re particularly perfect for a Halloween-themed lunch! (via

(9) Air Fryer Macaroni and Cheese: Who knew you could make delicious and creamy macaroni and cheese right in the air fryer? You don’t even have to boil the noodles ahead of time, so it’s total game changer, especially when kids want to make their own quick home-cooked meal. (via

(10) Air Fryer Corn Dogs: Let’s face it, kids love food on a stick. These crunchy corn dogs can be crusted in the air fryer (a much healthier option than frying in oil!), then placed on a stick for fun and easy eating. (via

(11) Air Fryer Grilled Cheese: Perhaps one of the most classic sandwiches of all time is a good grilled cheese. And now kids can make their own with perfectly toasted bread and melty cheese to their liking. Pair with some tomato soup for a quick hot meal. (via

(12) Air Fryer Chicken Quesadillas: Putting together a chicken quesadilla is probably one of the easiest air fryer lunch meals kids can make. All you need are two tortillas, some pulled chicken, cheese, and any additional fillings (onion, peppers, etc) – they come out crispy on the outside and warm and gooey on the inside, yum!  (via

(13) Air Fryer Meatball Parmesan Sub Sandwiches: If you’re looking for a very simple air fryer recipe that will feed the whole family for lunch, this is the one! Mix and mold your meatballs and cook in the air fryer, then add sauce, meatballs, and parmesan cheese to the sub bread and throw back in the air fryer for a toasted finish! (via

air fryer turkey and cheese roll-ups(14) Air Fryer Turkey & Cheese Roll-Ups: Get your toddler to eat their lunch with this quick and easy air fryer recipe. Cut the roll-ups into pinwheels or eat them big – kids love this fun twist on the grilled cheese! (via What Moms Love)

(15) Air Fryer Cheesesteak Quesadillas: Imagine your favorite flavors from a classic cheesesteak sub in a crispy, gooey quesadilla. These do not disappoint! (via What Moms Love)

Kid-Friendly Air Fryer Dinner Recipes

The kid-approved air fryer meals continue right on through dinner! These easy air fryer dinner recipe ideas are all a great option for busy nights when you still want a delicious family dinner made in a healthier way. From chicken dishes to fish and pork – this list has it all. Pair with one of the air fryer side dishes in the next section for a complete meal!


(1) Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks: Eating off the bone is preferred by many kids (you get to use your hands and get messy after all!) so these chicken drumsticks are a great option for your family’s dinner protein. We love that they cook very evenly in the air fryer with a super crispy coating! (via

(2) Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan: Does your family love Italian? Chicken parmesan is typically loved by all and cooks well in an air fryer in about 20 minutes. Serve this crispy chicken on top of spaghetti with marinara and cheese for a delicious meal that will have your kids begging for seconds. (via

(3) Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas: These chicken fajitas are full of flavor and a delicious alternative to tacos. Simply cut chicken breasts into strips, coat with taco seasoning, and air fry! Make a fun station with your family’s favorite toppings and tortillas for easy self-serving. (via 

(4) Air Fryer Chicken Tenders: Chicken Tenders are one of the most requested items from kids for dinner, and now they’re more delicious than ever using this simple air fryer chicken recipe. Use buttermilk to create a delectable crumb-dipped batter coating that’s crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside. (via

(5) Air Fryer Chik-Fil-A Copycat Nuggets: Is your family a huge fan of Chik-Fil-A style grilled chicken nuggets? If so, then you’re going to want to check out this copycat air fryer recipe that’s full of protein, has less fat, and even comes with dipping sauce ideas. Enjoy! (via

(6) Air Fryer Chicken Breast: Cooked in the air fryer, your kids will devour these chicken breasts which become super juicy and flavorful. Stick with the classic salt and pepper, or let your kids experiment with different seasonings. (via

(7) Air Fryer Chicken Wings: If your family enjoys chicken wings, you’ve got to try them in the air fryer! They turn out nice and crispy on the outside, and deliciously juicy on the inside. (via

(8) Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets: Let’s face it, chicken nuggets are a staple in any household where children live! Using the air fryer not only makes them easy to make, but insanely yummy with a healthier crispy coating crust. (via


(9) Air Fryer Meatballs: What is family spaghetti night without adding some savory meatballs? With this air fryer meatball recipe, dinner can be served in less than 15 minutes! (via

(10) Air Fryer Beef Empanadas: While these pastry beef empanadas can be made a multitude of ways, cooking them in the air fryer is sure to be your new favorite. Air frying creates the most perfect flaky golden-brown shell and a warm, tender filling. Serve with sour cream for dipping! (via

(11) Air Fryer Steak: Thick-cut steaks like sirloin are absolutely delectable when cooked in the air fryer. They don’t get overcooked, yet brown up nicely on the outside. Check out this recipe for a buttery garlic melt to drizzle over it too! (via

(12) Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers: These stuffed peppers make a well-balanced dinner straight from the air fryer, and will check both your protein and veggie boxes! Simply cut bell peppers in half and fill with cooked ground beef, cheese, onions, or whatever your heart desires, and place in the air fryer to cook. (via

(13) Air Fryer Taco Stuffed Pasta: Take “Taco Tuesday” to a whole new level with taco stuffed pasta shells! These crispy shells are filled with the taco meat of your choice, and your kids can get creative by adding  cheese, peppers, sour cream, and more. (via

(14) Air Fryer Taco Casserole: Who knew you could make a casserole in an air fryer? This taco casserole recipe is keto friendly and a family-friendly complete meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes. (via

(15) Air Fryer Steak Fajitas: Steak strips and pepper and onion slices cook up so tender in the air fryer – then all you need to do is serve with tortillas. Sirloin or flank steaks work great for this kid-approved dinner. (via

(16) Air Fryer Hamburgers: Not in the mood to grill outside? Tender and juicy hamburgers can be made directly in your air fryer in less time and with way less mess! Simply form them into patties, and place inside the machine. (via

(17) Air Fryer Cheeseburger Egg Rolls: Is your family a fan of the cheeseburger egg rolls at the Cheesecake Factory? You can easily recreate them with this copycat recipe, and all you need is five ingredients…and an air fryer of course! (via

(18) Air Fryer Pepperoni Stromboli: Spice up your typical pizza night by making Pepperoni Stromboli in the air fryer. You can use any kind of store-bought pizza dough to create these delicious pizza sandwiches, and experiment with different fillings your family enjoys. (via


(19) Air Fryer Fish Sticks: Made in the air fryer, fish sticks are ten times tastier. Plus, with less oils, they’re a healthier option too. This is a great recipe to get your kids involved – they love dipping the fish into egg, flour, and breadcrumbs to get their favorite crispy crust. (via

(20) Air Fryer Popcorn Shrimp: In as little as five minutes, your family can enjoy delectable golden brown popcorn shrimp that you can serve alone or paired with pasta. Dip in an egg wash and then coat before cooking – these turn out perfect every time. (via

(21) Air Fryer Jumbo Shrimp: Brushed with seasoning and oils, medium or jumbo size shrimp can cook up in the air fryer in under 10 minutes. Kids love painting on the seasonings, and they can even be served on skewers! (via

(22) Air Fryer Salmon: Salmon is already a healthy choice, but when made in the air fryer, it’s even better! It cooks up tender and juicy with a fantastic crispy crust. (via

(23) Air Fryer Fish and Chips: This family favorite has never been easier to make (and more delicious!) than when cooked in an air fryer. This unique version involves a coating of cornflake batter to form your crispy outer layer, and it has less fat thanks to no excess oils. (via

Sausages, Pork & more

(24) Air Fryer Brats: Juicy brats are a kid-approved food, but if firing up the grill sounds like too big a task, then pop them right into the air fryer. The casing turns golden brown, and you’ll get a crispy outer bite. Delicious! (via

(25) Air Fryer Taquitos: Ten-minute taquitos? Count us in! Not only will the kids have a blast rolling up these tasty bites, but you can make them with any type of tortillas you want, from plain, to corn, to gluten free. (via

(26) Air Fryer Pork Chops: Breaded pork chops are always hit. But make them in an air fryer, and you’ll get less mess and less fat! Now that’s a win for sure. Pair these juicy chops with a side of vegetables and potatoes to satisfy the whole family. (via

(27) Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers: Deliciously savory sausage and peppers is an easy “one-pot” meal when made in the air fryer. With this recipe you can use Italian sausage, smoked sausage, stuffed sausage…whatever you prefer. Don’t be afraid to throw in some additional vegetables and seasonings, too! And bonus – it’s keto-friendly! (via

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Kid-Friendly Air Fryer Side Dish Recipes 

Now you’ve seen the delicious main courses you can make in an air fryer, it’s time to add on a few side dishes. You’ll be surprised how quickly your kids gobble up healthier options like carrots, brussel sprouts and cauliflower when they’re fried to perfection using hardly any oil in the air fryer!

(1) Air Fryer Onion Rings: Kids will love this little assembly line recipe for onion rings to cook in the air fryer. Simply set out a bowl for flour, one for egg wash, and one for breadcrumbs, and they can dip the onion in each as they go before placing in the fryer! (via

(2) Air Fryer French Fries: Fries are one of the most popular side dishes of all time! Luckily they are super fast and easy to make in the air fryer, and all they need is the slightest coating of oil to come out perfectly crispy every time. (via

(3) Air Fryer Baby Potatoes: These potatoes cook up to crispy perfection in the air fryer – and in about half the time as they do in the oven. Coat them in olive oil and then season and fry! (via

(4) Air Fryer Baked Potatoes: Making baked potatoes in the air fryer is a dream because it cuts your long cooking time in half, and they come out with a slightly crispy skin and a tender inside. (via

(5) Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes: Whether you slice them in rounds, cook them whole, or turn them into fries, sweet potatoes are the perfect sweet-tasting side dish that even the pickiest eaters will go for. (via

(6) Air Fryer Buttermilk Biscuits: These scrumptious biscuits are the bee’s knees! Especially when easily made in the air fryer. Kids can get some real experience with making scratch biscuits, and the whole family will get the most scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth side in no time flat. (via

(7) Air Fryer Corn on the Cob: One of the easiest side dishes you can possibly make in the air fryer is hands down, corn on the cob. Simply coat the corn in salt, pepper, butter and/or olive oil, and pop into the machine. You’ll get an incredibly juicy and flavorful bite every time. (via

(8) Air Fryer Cornbread: A side of cornbread always gets 2 big thumbs up from our kids, especially when cooked in the air fryer. This air fryer cornbread recipe is made with buttermilk and finishes soft and moist in all of its golden brown wonder. (via

(9) Air Fryer White Bread Loaf: Did you know that you can make an actual loaf of bread in the air fryer?! Kids will love forming their very own loaf from this yeast recipe, then frying to a fluffy golden finish. (via

(10) Air Fryer Cauliflower Tots: Looking an easy way to get more veggies into your family’s diet? Cauliflower tots are the answer! They have a mild flavor and a super crispy outer shell that makes kids feel like they’re eating regular tater tots. Serve with ketchup or your child’s favorite dipping sauce. (via

(11) Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts: Even picky eaters who don’t typically like brussel sprouts will gobble up this crispy air fryer version. Coat with olive oil, minced garlic, and fresh grated parmesan for a delicious (and nutritious!) vegetable side for all to enjoy. (via

(12) Air Fryer Asparagus: If your kids haven’t been a fan of asparagus in the past, this air fryer version may just change their mind! (via

(13) Air Fryer Cauliflower: Roasted cauliflower is the perfect side dish for keto-friendly and low-carb families. Cut them into florets (or use frozen bagged florets) and coat with oil, then season to your liking and cook to crispy perfection in the air fryer. (via

(14) Air Fryer Sweet Carrots: You can roast carrots in the air fryer, turning them into carrot fries that kids love! Use baby carrots, or slice into strips, then air fry until tender. (via

(15) Air Fryer Butternut Squash: Looking for a sweet but healthy side dish? Butternut squash is an excellent choice that your children will gobble up before they even realize they’re eating a vegetable! Simply cut it into cubes, add cinnamon, nutmeg, and a dash of maple syrup, then air fry to perfection! (via

(16) Air Fryer Broccoli Florets: Broccoli just tastes better from the air fryer, and your kids will soon agree! Season your florets with garlic, olive oil, onion salt, or whatever your family will enjoy. They come out crispy yet tender and can be paired with a multitude of main courses. (via

Air Fryer Snack Recipes for Kids

Make snack time healthier by ditching the deep-fried options (yes potato chips we’re talking to you!) and making your own using your air fryer instead. Check out all of the amazing air fryer snack recipes you can choose from to create delicious, better-for-you options for your kids:

(1) Air Fryer Banana Bread: Quick and easy banana bread in the air fryer will soon be your child’s favorite snack. It comes out tender and moist every time. Add in chopped nuts if you dare! (via

(2) Air Fryer Banana Bread Bites: Banana bread, but in mini bite-sized form? Count us in! You’ll need a silicone mini muffin pan to put inside your air fryer for this one, but they cook up much faster than traditional banana bread. (via

(3) Air Fryer Banana Peanut Butter Egg Rolls: There’s not much better than a healthy homemade snack – especially when there’s only 3 simple ingredients! These peanut butter banana egg rolls combine bananas and peanut butter in an egg roll wrap, and when cooked in the air fryer, it creates a perfectly crunchy outer shell and a sweet and soft inside. Delish! (via

(4) Air Fryer Dried Strawberries: Not only can you crisp up fruits in the air fryer, but you can dry them as well! This recipe for dehydrated strawberries makes the perfect sweet after school snack. (via

(5) Air Fryer Apple Chips: Air fryer apple chips are where its at. It’s another way for the kids to eat one of their favorite fruits, but in a new and exciting way. Simply slice, add cinnamon and a pinch of salt, and fry to dehydrated perfection! (via

(6) Air Fryer Apple Fries: Turn apples into a deliciously sweet snack, and your kids will be begging for more! Slice them into “fries”, coat with cinnamon sugar and graham cracker crumbs, air fry, and enjoy every morsel. (via

(7) Air Fryer Potato Chips: Chips made with way less oil and grease? Trust us, the kids will never know! They’ll get the same pleasure out of eating these air-fried potato chips, that come out perfectly crispy and salty. (via

(8) Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks: Who doesn’t love mozzarella sticks?! This air fryer recipe makes it super easy to make them, and they end up with an insanely delicious crispy batter crust and ooey gooey inside. (via

(9) Air Fryer Pretzel Bites: Kids love soft pretzels, and they also love playing in dough! Now they can have the best of both worlds when they create some homemade soft salted pretzel bites that are the perfect pairing with nacho cheese. (via

(10) Air Fryer Popcorn: Popcorn from the air fryer tastes just like movie theatre popcorn since it’s roasted, and it’s so easy for kids to make! (via

(11) Air Fryer Kale Chips: Take in all the nutrients of kale, but in a refreshing new way. Crunchy kale chips have a great taste and only take about five minutes to cook up in the air fryer. All you need is a little garlic powder, salt, and olive oil. Delish! (via

(12) Air Fryer Parmesan Zucchini Chips: Want your kids to eat veggies as a snack? Once they realize how easy and delicious these air fryer zucchini chips are, they’re sure to become their new go-to! (via

(13) Air Fryer Avocado Fries: If you’re a fan of avocado, then making avocado fries is a must. Simply cut it into quarters, then slice into wedges. Dip into panko breadcrumbs, and serve with your favorite buffalo ranch dip or chipotle sauce. (via

(14) Air Fryer Edamame: Edamame are high in protein, which makes them an excellent snack, and kids love popping them straight into their mouths. Garlic salt and a bit of olive oil spray are all you need to create these delicious roasted edamame to enjoy straight out of the air fryer! (via

Air Fryer Dessert Recipes for Kids

Our mouths are watering with this list of incredible air fryer desserts for kids…but who are we kidding, everyone in your family is sure to enjoy them as well! We’ve got everything from the classic chocolate chip cookie, to fruit delights, and even some personal-sized treats too. With so many delicious options, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to make first!

(1) Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies: What kid would turn down a warm, melty, chocolate chip cookie. Once the dough from this recipe is rolled into balls, they cook up fast in the air fryer and we suggest munching on them straight from the machine…delectable! (via

(2) Air Fryer Simple Brownies: Forget the oven! Whip up this brownie batter but bake directly in the air fryer instead. You’ll spend less time waiting to sample the warm and gooey result. (via

(3) Air Fryer Fried Oreos: You don’t have to go to the state fair to enjoy some delectable fried Oreos – you can make them right in your air fryer! Have your kids wrap them in crescent dough, air fry, then top with powdered sugar. Although they’re certainly a treat, they will have far less fat than their deep-fried counterparts. (via

(4) Air Fryer Chocolate Lava Cake: If you have ramekins, then you can make the most adorable and delicious personal-sized cakes right in the air fryer. These chocolatey delights come out with an oozy center that the whole family will love! (via

(5) Air Fryer Classic S’mores: Bring your favorite camp snack to life inside! Stack your s’more and then air fry for 1-3 minutes – that’s it! You’ll know they’re ready when the marshmallows are a lovely golden brown. (via

(6) Air Fryer Nutella Donut Holes: Every kid loves donut holes, but making them with a warm Nutella center is next level delicious! Simply roll out biscuits, cut into quarters, fill with Nutella, wrap into bites, and air fry! (via

(7) Air Fryer Elephant Ears: Bring the family’s favorite festival snack into your home anytime you want by making this fried dough right in the air fryer. The dash of powdered sugar on top is always a crowd pleaser! (via

(8) Air Fryer Churros: Air fryer churros are easier to make than you think, if you have an air fryer that is! These fried dough sticks are coated in cinnamon sugar deliciousness and can be eaten as is, or dipped in chocolate sauce. Divine! (via

(9) Air Fryer Baked Apples: Making baked apples in the air fryer is like having your own personal-sized apple pie. Simply halve the apples, coat with oil, maple syrup, sugar, cinnamon, and even nuts if you like. Serve warm and add a side of vanilla ice cream if you want to go all out! (via

(10) Air Fryer Bread Pudding: Soft inside with a deliciously crispy golden top, this delicious bread pudding will have the kids asking you to make it again and again. Serve with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream as soon as it comes out of the warm air fryer. (via

(11) Air Fryer Fried Ice Cream: Take your ice cream to a whole new level – pop a scoop in the air fryer! The kids will love this one as most don’t believe you can actually fry ice cream, but it only takes a minute. The ice cream gets a cinnamon coating for the perfect amount of crunch. (via

(12) Air Fryer Grilled Peaches: If you want the thrill of peach cobbler without all the hard work, then air fryer peaches are just the ticket. They turn out sweet and juicy with a bit of a crunch factor. It’s like eating the filling of the pie! (via

We hope you’ve enjoyed our epic list of easy air fryer recipes for kids. The options are truly endless for any meal, and you can’t beat the health benefits over deep frying.

Which of these kid-friendly air fryer recipes will you make first?

meet the author: Jill C
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​Jill is a Creative Director at a marketing agency who also runs her blog, Kentucky Makeup Junkie. She lives in Northern Kentucky with her eight-year-old daughter, four-year-old son, and firefighter husband. She’s a beauty fanatic, fashion lover, and Mompreneur that loves to get her hands on anything creative. Follow along with her on InstagramFacebook, or Pinterest.

Jill C

Jill C

Jill is a Creative Director at a marketing agency who also runs her blog, Kentucky Makeup Junkie. She lives in Northern Kentucky with her ten-year-old daughter, six-year-old son, and firefighter husband. She’s a beauty fanatic, fashion lover, and Mompreneur that loves to get her hands on anything creative. Follow along with her on InstagramFacebook, or Pinterest.

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