Looking for some easy air fryer appetizers that make at home holiday entertaining simple and quick? I've rounded up 21 of the best easy air fryer appetizers that will make your holiday entertaining so much easier! Recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve and the Super Bowl - perfect for a crowd and great to serve before dinner!
- Bacon Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates
- Air Fryer Brie
- Buffalo Cauliflower
- Lemon Pepper Wings
- Potato Skins
- Pretzel Bites
- Spring Rolls
- Crab Cakes
- Zucchini Chips
- Chicken Wings
- Coconut Shrimp
- Pizza Bagels
- Shishito Peppers
- Pizza Rolls
- Stuffed Mushrooms Without Cream Cheese
- Crab Rangoon
- Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls
- Cheese Nachos
- Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies
- Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
- Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
- Air Fryer Pizza Bagels
When entertaining season comes around (think Thanksgiving, Christmas and then Super Bowl Sunday) appetizers and party food is all the rage. I don't know about you, but I'm looking for the tastiest snacks I can make that are easy and keep me out of the kitchen.
Enter air fryer appetizers! Likely you have an air fryer by now (if you don't - here is the Amazon air fryer I recommend!) and it's time to break it out to make entertaining a breeze for you this year.
This list includes 21 of the tastiest air fryer appetizers on the web, many of which are on the healthy side, vegan or vegetarian, gluten free and super fun! If you need ideas for parties, check out this list! They are all great to take to a party and to make ahead (hint: many of them travel well in a container like this travel Pyrex container!)
Many of the recipes includes those made with bacon, with mozzarella or with cream cheese, with crescent rolls and more! Pair with wine, your favorite cocktail or mocktail and have a great time!
The best combination of sweet and savory!
Gooey cheese you can serve with crackers, toast or bread.
Tasty for game day or any holiday gathering. This recipe is vegan friendly making it great for all guests!
Raviolis take on a whole new texture and flavor when breaded and toasted. Plus, they are healthier and less messy than fried ravioli.
One of the most popular wing flavors made super crispy and delicious!
These potato skins are a classic crowd pleaser that is easily one of the best and tasiest air fryer appetizers!
Who knew making pretzel bites at home could be so easy! This is one of the best air fryer appetizers that will surprise you by how easy it is to make.
Spring rolls are crispy, crunchy, and just as delicious as their deep-fried cousins without the mess of deep frying.
Full of delicious lump crab and bursting with fresh flavors.
If you’re craving a low carb, crunchy and super fun snack, make this Zucchini Chips recipe!
These taste even better than restaurant quality! Full of flavor and super easy.
Coconut Shrimp are crispy, sweet coconut shrimp that are a nice appetizer or meal.
Even easier to make than bagel bites! These have just three ingredients.
These are super fun and super easy to make!
Even better than Totino's! You can make these with just a few simple ingredients.
These stuffed mushrooms are made in under 30 minutes. They are filled with breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese.
Frozen edamame is an easy and delicious appetizer. The edamame gets perfectly roasted.
These crab rangoon are a delicious copycat recipe for the Chinese restaurant favorite.
These buffalo chicken egg rolls are the perfect game day food! Creamy buffalo shredded chicken is stuffed into egg roll wrappers and air fried to crispy perfection.
Nachos are one of the easiest and most crowd-pleasing air fryer appetizers you can serve.
A classic fave that is one of the most fun air fryer appetizers you can make.
Scallops wrapped in bacon are a great party food that can be made in about 20 minutes. As an extra bonus, these little bites of goodness are both keto-friendly and gluten-free.
A delicious combination of savory and spice with one of the easiest air fryer appetizers you can make!
One of the best things about the air fryer is that you can take many recipes straight from frozen! Sometimes you may need to account for the item being frozen and add a few extra minutes.
There are very little recipes that don't taste good in the air fryer! In addition to this list of air fryer appetizers, I have tons of other air fryer recipes here on my site with breaded chicken breast, buffalo cauliflower, sweet potatoes and mahi mahi being a few of the most popular.
Air Fryer Pizza Bagels
- 3 mini bagels split in half
- ¾ cup pizza sauce
- ¾ cup mozzarella cheese
- Slice bagels in half and spoon sauce onto each half.
- Top with cheese.
- Place into basket and air fry at 370F for 3-4 minutes.
- Storage: Store cooked bagels in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. Leftovers can be eaten cold or heated up. See below for reheating instructions.
- Make Ahead: Can be made ahead and frozen for up to 3 months or stored in the refrigerator for a day prior to cooking. The sauce may soak in if made ahead and stored in the refrigerator so you may consider increasing the amount of sauce to use.
- Frozen: These can be baked straight from frozen. Assemble according to recipe instructions up to cooking. Place uncooked bagels on a baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes before storing in a freezer safe container.
- Reheating: Reheat leftovers by crisping for 2-3 minutes in the air fryer.