Can You Make Cookies in an Air Fryer?

Can You Make Cookies in an Air Fryer

Many people have a question. Can they make cookies in an air fryer?

The answer is an absolute yes!

As the air fryer offers different features from a conventional oven and has less capacity, it may take several batches to bake the cookies. Let’s jump into some delicious cookies recipes.

Air Fryer Chocolate Chips Cookies

We can rarely find anyone who doesn’t love chocolate chips cookies. Somebody likes super doughy cookies, and somebody likes hard and crisp.

Let’s look out what ingredients we’ll need for making an air fryer.


  • Two packets(1 cup) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cups of granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups of packed dark brown sugar
  • One tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Two large eggs
  • One teaspoon kosher salt
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of chocolate chunks or chips
  • 3/4 cups of chopped walnuts
  • Cooking spray
  • Flaky sea salt, for gaper until it gets a fluffy and creamy texture. You can change the quantities according to your choice.

Step 1: Add 2 cups of melted chocolate and 3 to 4 cups of walnut powder and mix with a rubber spatula until the mixture becomes even and a bit harder than before.

Step 2: Preheat the mixture in an air fryer oven. Set the temperature at 350 degrees Ferenhite and set the timer minimum for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Place parchment paper in the air fryer rack and add 2-tablespoon mixture into the scoop. Put the dough into the space giving it a 1-inch distance apart. Gently push each scoop to make it in a cookie shape.

Step 4: Spread some flaky sea salt on the top of the cookies. It’s an entirely optional step.

Step 5: Bake at least for 5 minutes until it turns out golden brown. Please take out the racks from the air fryer and let it cool to set.

Repeat the same process for the remaining dough. Enjoy! Your cookie is ready to serve.

Now, let’s look out for another delicious cookie which is strawberry shortcake cookies. Strawberry shortcake cookies are considered summer cookies. In the air fryer, we can make it very simply and quickly.


  • Flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Granulated sugar
  • Butter
  • Strawberry
  • Egg
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Vanilla extract
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt for topping

How to make strawberry shortcake cookies

strawberry shortcake cookies

Follow the instructions given below to make this mount watering summer cookie in the air fryer

Step 1: The first thing you need to do is clean the strawberries and cut them into pieces. Now soak them in lemon and saltwater.

Step 2: In step 2, we’ll prepare the dough. First, take a bowl. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and mix them evenly. Keep the bowl aside.

Step 3: Mix cream butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, two eggs, and vanilla extract and make a smooth mix.

Step 4: Combine the dry and smooth mixture and make the flaky dough.

Step 5: Drain strawberries into the dough and fold them. Take medium size balls in the scoop and place them into parchment paper of the air fryer rack. Push the ball gently to get a cookie shape.

Step 6: Now, set the temperature and timer in the air fryer and place the racks full of cookies. The standard temperature is 350 degrees in 5 minutes.

Let the cookies cook until it gets golden brown. After 5 minutes, remove the racks and let them cool for 2 to 3 minutes.

Serve delicious warm cookies to your friends, family and enjoy!

Vegan cookies

There are some tips for you to make vegan cookies.

To make an essential vegan cookie, you need to use vegan butter or vegetable oil instead of regular salted butter. Use flax egg in the place of a regular egg.

For vegan cookies, choose the ingredients which are 100% vegan and cruelty-free.

Storage of cookies

Making dough and bake is not always possible. What if we make some extras and store them?

Read Also: Air Fryer Vs Instant Pot

How to Store Cookies and Keep Them Fresh?

The best way to store the cookies is to keep them in the pan as you baked. If it’s not possible, follow the procedure given below;

For the best result, store cookies without frosting. It’ll not spoil the actual texture of cookies.

If you want to store unfrosted cookies:

  1. Let them thoroughly cook and wrap in plastic.
  2. Pour them into an air-tight glass container.
  3. Keep the jar in the fridge.

You can also store the cookie dough in the fridge by wrapping it in plastic. Make sure the temperature is adequately cold in your fridge.

By adequately storing the baked cookies and cookie dough, you can reuse them freshly for at least one and half months.

Must try these two recipes and tell us how was yours. People of all ages can have these delicious cookies. You can serve it to children from old age anyone. Eat healthy! Be healthy!

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