21 Air Fryer Snacks That Are Borderline Genius

These genius air fryer snacks are anything that boring. You’ll love all these creative air fried snack recipes such as toasted ravioli, fried pickles, nuts, and more.

There are plenty of kid-friendly air fryer snack ideas too, they’ll love the mini pizzas made with Ritz crackers and pigs in a blanket.

So get out your air fryer, it’s time to get snacking.

Air Fryer Ravioli

Air Fryer Ravioli with a bowl of marinara on a white plate.
Photo Credit: The Delicious Spoon

Once you try air fryer ravioli, you’ll wonder why you didn’t make it sooner. Dip them in marinara, pesto, or garlic sauce.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Ravioli

Air Fryer Nachos

Plate of nachos with toppings with a striped red towel next to plate.
Photo Credit: Barefoot In The Pines

Forget soggy microwave nachos, these nachos cooked in the air fryer come out perfect!

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Nachos

Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

Pizza rolls with melted cheese and sauce inside on a white background.
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

This genius air fryer snack idea is made with rolled-up tortillas filled with pizza toppings and cooked to golden perfection.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

Fried Olives

Fried olives with sauce on a black skillet.
Photo Credit: Confetti and Bliss

If you’re an olive lover, you’ll never get bored of this tasty snack. Serve with ranch, garlic aioli, or any dipping sauce you fancy.

Get the Recipe: Fried Olives

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Food Banjo

Whether you need a quick snack for the kids or yourself, these pigs in a blanket will become your new favorite.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

Air Fryer Roasted Nuts

Nuts in a bowl on a blue placemat.
Photo Credit: A Southern Soul

Sweet with the perfect amount of kick from cayenne pepper, these air fryer nuts are a wonderful grab-and-go snack.

These keep for about two weeks so you can make a big batch ahead of time.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Roasted Nuts

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries on a white plate with colorful background.
Photo Credit: Love From The Oven

Skip the restaurant and get perfectly crispy and yummy fries every time at home.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Jalapeno poppers on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Barefoot In The Pines

Full of ranch flavor, these jalapeno poppers are loaded with cheesy goodness and will disappear fast.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Air Fryer Apple Chips

Apple chips on a wood cutting board.
Photo Credit: A Cedar Spoon

This healthy snack has no added sugar and has loads of cinnamon goodness.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Apple Chips

Mac and Cheese Bites

Air Fryer Mac and Cheese Bites on a plate with sauce
Photo Credit: 100 Days of Real Food

This wonderful cheesy snack will keep you full until dinnertime. It’s both adult and kid approved.

Get the Recipe: Mac and Cheese Bites

Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Onion Rings on white paper with a bowl of sauce.
Photo Credit: Beaming Baker

Skip expensive takeout, the next time you crave onion rings, just make them at home. These come out crunchy and never soggy.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Ritz Cracker Pizzas

Ritz mini pizzas in an air fryer with a kitchen utensil serving one pizza.
Photo Credit: Air Fryer Yum

Incredibly easy to make, these mini Ritz cracker pizzas are a snack that the entire family will enjoy. Using Ritz crackers is such a fun idea.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Ritz Cracker Pizzas

Chicken Nuggets with Homemade Sauce

Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Mary’s Whole Life

Forget frozen chicken nuggets or spending a pretty penny at McDonald’s or Chick-fil-A, make these homemade chicken nuggets instead.

There’s also a copycat Chick-fil-A sauce that just might be better than the real thing.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Nuggets with Homemade Sauce

Air Fryer Beef Taquitos

Air Fryer Taquitos on a white plate.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella

Filled with ground beef, cheese, and spices, these beef taquitos are just as yummy as they look.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Beef Taquitos

Air Fried Artichoke Hearts

Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts  in a white bowl.
Photo Credit: The Delicious Spoon

Ready in under 15 minutes, once you start eating these fried artichoke hearts, it’ll be hard to stop.

Plenty of variations are included to change up the recipe so you never get bored.

Get the Recipe: Air Fried Artichoke Hearts

Air Fryer Pita Chips

Air fryer pita chips on a wood serving plate.
Photo Credit: A Cedar Spoon

Step up your snack game by making these delicious pita chips. Homemade dips and hummus recipes are also included if you want to make your own.

If you’re short on time, store-bought hummus is also a great option.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Pita Chips

Air Fryer Asian Sticky Wings

Air Fryer Sticky Wings on a tray with sauce next to an air fryer.
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

Highly addicting, these crispy wings are full of brown sugar and ginger flavor.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Asian Sticky Wings

Banana Oat Granola Clusters

Air Fryer Banana Granola Cluster
Photo Credit: Nkechi Ajaeroh

Made with wholesome ingredients, these banana oat granola clusters will be your new snack obsession. It’s also a great way to use up overripe bananas.

Eat them alone or with some fruit and yogurt.

Get the Recipe: Banana Oat Granola Clusters

Air Fryer Pickles

Air Fried Pickles on a black plate with bowl of dipping sauce.
Photo Credit: Champagne Tastes

If you’re in a snack rut, these air fryer fried pickles are anything but boring. Also included is a recipe for spicy yogurt dipping sauce, yum!

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Pickles

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Air Fryer tortilla chips on a platter with salsa.
Photo Credit: Crumb Top Baking

Made with just a few basic ingredients, these homemade tortilla chips are even better than store-bought.

There are plenty of different recipe variations to choose from such as maple cinnamon, chili lime, spicy chipotle, and classic.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Mozzarella Sticks

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks on a white plate.
Photo Credit: The Quicker Kitchen

Healthier than deep-fried mozzarella sticks like you get at a restaurant, this will be your new go-to recipe.

Get the Recipe: Mozzarella Sticks

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