These Easy Air Fryer Cookies are a great way to make a delicious warm cookie with very little cook time. This is such an easy recipe with simple ingredients and is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
What’s better than a freshly baked cookie? The only thing that comes to mind is chocolate chip cookie dough, but they are a close tie.
If you’re a dessert lover, you’ve probably heard of or even tasted air fryer cookies. Air fryer cookies are a healthier alternative to traditional cookies that are usually baked in an oven.
The air fryer uses hot circulating air to cook the cookie dough, giving the tops of the cookies a crisp outer layer, while maintaining a soft and chewy inside.
Air frying cookies is an easy way to make perfect cookies with very little time. The magic of the air fryer is that you can cook things in much less time, and with better results most of the time.
In this blog post, we’ll explore the basics of making air fryer cookies and share some delicious recipes that you can try at home.
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INGREDIENTS FOR THE AIR FRYER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
You will need the following ingredients listed below to make these gooey cookies (the exact measurements and full recipe are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post):
- Gluten-free oats – could also use gluten-free all purpose flour.
- Almond milk
- Maple syrup
- Vanilla extract
- Sea salt
- Chocolate chips
- Optional – brown sugar, white sugar, large egg, protein powder, etc.
HOW TO MAKE THE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE RECIPE
Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C) for about 5 minutes.
In a high powered blender, blend oats to create a fine flour.
In a small bowl, mix all ingredients. Place batter on parchment paper and shape into two large cookies.
Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook them in two batches.
Add parchment paper and cookie to air fryer basket and air fry for 7-10 minutes till cookie is golden brown and has crispy edges. Let cool on wire rack then enjoy!
TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST AIR FRYER COOKIE RECIPE
- Use a piece of parchment paper or a silicone mat to line your air fryer tray. This will prevent the cookies from sticking and make cleanup easier.
- Don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket. Leave some space between each cookie to allow for even cooking.
- Adjust the cooking time and temperature as needed. Air fryer temperatures can vary, so keep an eye on your cookies as they cook and adjust the time or temperature if necessary.
- Let the cookies cool for 2-3 minutes before serving. This will allow them to set and become more firm.
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER COOKIES
- Allow the cookies to cool completely at room temperature before storing them.
- Place the cookies in an airtight container, such as a plastic or glass container with a tight-fitting lid.
- If you’re stacking the cookies, separate each layer with a sheet of parchment paper to prevent sticking.
- Store the container of cookies in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight, such as a pantry or cupboard.
- Avoid storing the cookies in the refrigerator or freezer, as this can dry them out and affect their texture.
- The cookies should stay fresh for up to 3-4 days when stored properly. If you want to store them for longer, you can freeze them for up to 2-3 months. To freeze, wrap the cookies tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place them in an airtight container or freezer bag.
ARE AIR FRYER HOMEMADE COOKIES BETTER THAN COOKIES BAKED IN THE OVEN?
Whether air fryer cookies are better than baked cookies is subjective and depends on personal preference. However, air fryer cookies can offer some advantages over baked cookies.
Firstly, air fryers use circulating hot air to cook food, resulting in a crispy exterior and a moist interior. This can result in cookies that are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside, which some people prefer.
Secondly, air fryers cook food faster than traditional ovens, which can save time and energy. This can be especially convenient when making small batches of cookies.
Finally, air fryers are generally more compact than a conventional oven, which can make them a good choice for small kitchens or for people who want to cook without heating up their entire kitchen.
That being said, some people may still prefer the traditional taste and texture of baked cookies, and air fryers may not be able to accommodate larger batches of cookies. It ultimately comes down to personal preference and the specific circumstances of each individual.
Other Easy Desserts You May Want To Try!
- Keto Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies
- Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies
- Healthy Oatmeal Protein Cookies
- Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe (Gluten Free)
- 1 cup quick oats
- 1 medium ripe banana
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C) for about 5 minutes.
- In a high powered blender, blend oats to create a fine flour.
- In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients. Place batter on parchment paper and shape into two large cookies.
- Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook them in two batches.
- Add parchment paper and cookie to air fryer basket and air fry for 7-10 minutes till cookie is golden brown and has crispy edges. Let cool on wire rack then enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 354Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 97mgCarbohydrates: 66gFiber: 7gSugar: 33gProtein: 6g
The nutrition information provided is calculated based on industry-standard software and should be used as a general guide only. The information may vary depending on ingredient substitutions, cooking techniques, and individual serving sizes. It is the responsibility of the reader to ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of the nutritional information provided. Always consult a qualified healthcare provider for personalized medical or nutritional advice.
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