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13 Kid-Friendly Air Fryer Recipes To Make & Enjoy

Save time and make food your kids will actually eat.

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From fries and homemade chicken tenders to veggies your kids will consume without complaint, these air fryer recipes are sure to please picky kids and adults alike.

These crispy gluten-free chicken tenders from All The Healthy Things cook right up in your air fryer in under 10 minutes. That’s way quicker than I can load my kids up in the car and drive to McDonald’s. Plus, I’m almost certain this version is healthier.All The Healthy Things

If there’s one thing my kids love more than chicken, it’s ranch — this recipe from Brown Sugar Food Blog combines their two loves into one fantastic meal. You can make these garlic and ranch chicken wings in the air fryer at 400 degrees in under 20 minutes.

There are plenty of easy ways to make a batch of fries, but throwing them in the air fryer takes the cake. This recipe from All The Healthy Things promises to yield fries that are nice and crispy.

Veggies in the air fryer just taste better. At this point, it’s the only way my kids will eat most green things. This recipe from Dr. Davinah’s Eats promises roasted broccoli that’s crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Kid-friendly breakfast in the air fryer? Yes, please! Try these air fryer cinnamon raisin bagels from Simply Scratch for a morning treat.Simply Scratch


For hot dogs that are crispy on the outside, but juicy on the inside, use this recipe from Fit Slow Cooker Queen. You just honestly can’t get much more kid-friendly than a hot dog.

You can make an entire meal for your kids right in your air fryer with this recipe for fish and chips from Cooks With Soul. Serve crunchy, crispy, flaky fish in a snap.

My family absolutely loves sweet potato fries and this recipe from Healthier Steps looks just delish. It uses avocado oil, paprika, and garlic powder to get a tasty, crispy fry in the air fryer.Healthier Steps

With three options to choose from — classic cheddar, garlic butter, or BLT-style — My Forking Life’s air fryer grilled cheese is sure to become a household favorite.

With a sweet and tangy barbecue glaze, your kids are sure to devour these air fryer pork chops from Well Plated By Erin.

These air fryer cauliflower bites from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs may look just a bit out of your kiddo’s comfort zone at first glance, but they love the tangy taste and crispy crunch.A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

This recipe for air fryer green beans from Dr. Davinah’s Eats uses less than five ingredients and gives you perfectly crispy green beans that even your pickiest eaters will enjoy.

This recipe for air fryer avocado slices from Cooks With Soul is an easy and kid-friendly way to introduce nutrient rich avocados into a picky kid’s diet. They’re kind of like french fries, but with an avocado instead of a potato.