Air Fryer Easter Recipes

This collection of delicious Air Fryer Easter Recipes is exactly what you need to prepare a special Easter meal without a lot of fuss. Whether you’re planning an Easter breakfast, brunch, or Easter dinner, these main dishes, sides, appetizers, and desserts are all easy to make in the air fryer.

Includes recipes suitable for vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, low carb, keto, paleo, and Whole30 diets. Weight Watchers points also included.

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If you’re searching for easy and delicious Air Fryer Recipes for Easter, you’ve found them! This collection of easy air fryer recipes is exactly what you need to whip up a delicious holiday meal effortlessly and without a lot of prep work.

From main dishes like air fryer ham to all sorts of sides and decadent desserts, each of these air fryer recipes is super simple, affordable, easy to make, and comes together quickly.

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Because don’t we all want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying our holiday?

the finished air fryer ham inside the air fryer basket

Whether you’re planning a festive Easter breakfast or brunch or hosting a formal Easter dinner, there is an air fryer recipe perfectly suited for your needs. Air frying is such a great kitchen shortcut. Not only does it save time, but it makes it possible to serve up healthier versions of your favorite Easter dishes. #airfryerforthewin

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For the best tools to help make your recipe even easier and more successful, check out my collection of the Best Air Fryer Tools on Amazon.

And did you know you can even use the air fryer to make your easter eggs?! The whole family will have fun coloring easter eggs made in the air fryer. For complete instructions and handy tips, check out my Air Fryer Dyed Easter Eggs post.

the finished air fryer dyed easter eggs on a striped kitchen towel

Why You’ll Love Air Fryer Easter Recipes

  • They’re Fast – air frying is much quicker than other cooking methods, which means you can spend less time preparing your holiday meal and more time enjoying it.
  • So Easy – it’s super simple to cook all sorts of dishes in the air fryer and requires minimal prep time.
  • Healthier – since air frying requires much less oil or even no oil at all, you can serve healthier versions of your favorite Easter recipes.

Air Fryer Easter Main Dishes

The air fryer is your secret weapon for cooking up delicious Easter main dishes. From traditional Easter dishes like rack of lamb, lamb chops, and of course, Easter ham, to flavorful corned beef, whole chicken, cornish hen, and salmon, the air fryer makes your holiday meal prep easy and fuss-free.

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Air Fryer Ham

A traditional holiday table wouldn’t be complete without an Easter ham. And cooking ham in air fryer is a great way to free up that precious oven space for your other holiday recipes, plus this air fryer ham turns out perfectly tender, juicy, and delicious. P.S. be sure it fits inside the air fryer basket!

A SLICED HAM ON A WHITE PLATE

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Air Fryer Pork Steak

This air fryer pork steak recipe features a flavorful lemongrass marinade and makes a delicious Easter dinner for two. Bonus is that it’s so simple to make and ready in just minutes.  

sliced pork steak with a side of rice

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Air Fryer Rack of Lamb

Delectable air fryer rack of lamb is ready in just 20 minutes! This impressive meal is flavorful and so simple to make, so it’s equally perfect for Easter dinner, special occasion meals, and everyday weeknights.

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Air Fryer Lamb Chops

Serving air fryer lamb chops is perfect for a special occasion like Easter dinner or brunch. Cooking lamb chops in air fryer only takes a few minutes, so it’s an easy way to serve up an elegant, restaurant-quality meal.

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Air Fryer Whole Chicken

Yes, you can cook a whole chicken in air fryer! Kids and adults love rotisserie style chicken, and this air fryer whole chicken recipe gives you a gorgeous, perfectly cooked whole chicken that will be an impressive addition to your holiday table.

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Air Fryer Cornish Hen

Want to serve up something a little different for your Easter meal? This air fryer cornish hen recipe is just the thing! The air fryer was tailor-made for cooking up super delicious cornish hens, and this simple and easy recipe lets you spend less time cooking and more time enjoying your holiday.

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Air Fryer Stuffed Chicken Breast

These air fryer stuffed chicken breasts are a versatile main dish that is ideal for special occasions. Flavorful and elegant, your guests will think you spent all day in the kitchen, but it only takes 20 minutes to cook stuffed chicken breast in air fryer.

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Air Fryer Turkey Breast

Just 4 simple ingredients are all that’s needed for making moist, juicy and tender, and totally delectable air fryer turkey breast. Perfect for serving at Easter brunch or dinner, cooking turkey breast in air fryer means it will be done in far less time than roasting turkey in the oven.

AIR FRYER BONELESS TURKEY BREAST

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Air Fryer Ham Casserole

The creamy air fryer ham casserole is so simple to put together and cooks faster than you can preheat the oven. Plus, you can prep it in advance, so it’s perfect for Easter breakfast or brunch. And if you plan to cook a whole holiday ham, this delicious casserole is the ideal way to use leftover ham.

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Air Fryer Salmon

Perfectly cooked air fryer salmon fillets are a light and healthy main dish that pairs well with all your favorite Easter side dishes. Cooking salmon in the air fryer is incredibly quick and easy, and you’ll get juicy, flaky, and tender fillets that are perfectly crusted on the outside.

FRIED SALMON FILLET ON A PLATE WITH A SIDE SALAD

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Air Fryer Salmon Patties

These air fryer salmon patties are an ideal addition to an Easter buffet or brunch table. Ready in less than 10 minutes, the air fryer gives you amazingly tasty salmon patties that are golden brown and super crispy on the outside while managing to stay tender and flaky inside.

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Air Fryer Corned Beef

This air fryer corned beef brisket is a hearty and satisfying holiday main dish. Corned beef cooked in air fryer turns out incredibly tender and flavorful. This easy recipe is everything you’d expect from corned beef but takes much less time, thanks to the incredible power of the air fryer. 

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Air Fryer Easter Recipes for Appetizers and Sides

Let’s face it, side dishes are often the true stars of a holiday meal. And Easter is no exception. This collection of air fryer recipes is perfect for serving as appetizers or for pairing with your favorite Easter entrée.

And no Easter would be completed without a batch of delicious hard boiled eggs…made in the air fryer, of course!

Easy Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs

Save time cooking so you can spend more time coloring your Easter eggs this year with this easy air fryer recipe! Making easy-to-peel air fryer hard boiled eggs is so much easier and more convenient than the traditional method. All that’s needed is to simply place the eggs on the wire rack that came with your air fryer, set it, and walk away.

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Air Fryer Asparagus

Fresh asparagus really is the perfect spring side dish, and you only need 3 simple ingredients to make this gorgeous green air fryer asparagus. A delicious accompaniment to all your other favorite Easter dishes that you’ll want to make this all year long.

AIR FRYER ASPARAGUS

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Air Fryer Green Beans

Air fryer green beans are the perfect mix of easy, quick, and oh so tasty vegetable side dish. Flavorful and colorful, this air fryer green beans recipe will be a healthy welcome addition to your Easter celebration menu.

TWO PICTURES OF GREEN BEANS IN AN AIR FRYER AND ON A PLATE

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Air Fryer Cabbage

This air fryer cabbage is a quick and easy side that pairs with all your favorite Easter mains. Just 5 ingredients and a few minutes of prep time are all that’s needed to cook up this deliciously healthy side dish that the whole family will love.

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Air Fryer Baby Potatoes

Everyone loves potatoes, and it’s so easy to make this air fryer baby potatoes recipe that gives you delicious potatoes with crispy, crunchy, flavorful skins that are smooth and creamy on the inside. A versatile dish that’s equally great for Easter or any time.

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Garlic Smashed Potatoes in Air Fryer

This recipe for crispy garlic smashed potatoes combines everything you love about potatoes into one easy-to-make recipe! Get the kids in on the action, and they’ll have fun helping make these delicious air fryer smashed potatoes.

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Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes

Sweet potatoes aren’t just for fall! This flavorful 3-ingredient sweet potato cubes air fryer recipe is an excellent addition to any Easter meal, whether you’re serving a casual Easter breakfast, formal brunch, or a traditional holiday dinner. 

Overhead view of sweet potato cubes and pecans on a plate

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How to Cook Frozen Carrots in Air Fryer

Carrots are an integral component of any Easter meal, and knowing how to cook frozen carrots in the air fryer is a great time-saving hack that’s exactly what’s needed when preparing large holiday meals.

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Air Fryer Carrot Fries

This air fryer carrot fries recipe is a fun twist on a classic Easter side dish. Sweet carrot fries seasoned with maple syrup and cinnamon make for a delectable appetizer, snack, or side dish that the whole family will love.

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Air Fryer Maple Cinnamon Carrot Fries

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Air Fryer Heart Potatoes

Crispy roasted heart potatoes will make a special addition to your Easter meal. Easy to prep and easy to cook in the air fryer, just grab some heart cookie cutters and have fun creating these adorable heart-shaped potatoes.

heart shaped small potato slices in an air fryer basket

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Crispy Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Classic baked potatoes are always a favorite side, and they pair well with all sorts of main dishes. Making air fryer baked potatoes is so easy and a great way to free up the oven when cooking holiday meals.

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Air Fryer Pineapple

Looking for the perfect side dish to pair with your air fryer ham? This air fryer pineapple is quick and simple to make but packed with flavor. A versatile dish, this sweet and juicy pineapple makes a great Easter dessert too.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon wrapped dates seem complicated but are surprisingly easy to make. With just 3 ingredients and the air fryer, you can whip up these sophisticated treats in just minutes. The perfect holiday appetizer or side dish.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Dates

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Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

These Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms are simple to make and full of flavor! These prep-ahead bites are a perfect appetizer or side dish for holidays or anytime you’re entertaining. This classic recipe can also be easily customized to suit your taste.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops

These air fryer bacone wrapped scallops are a simple to whip up, yet restaurant-quality elegant appetizer that you can serve as an elegant Easter appetizer, brunch buffet, or as a delectable seafood main dish.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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Air Fryer Easter Desserts

It wouldn’t be Easter without an assortment of decadent and delicious sweet treats. And from light and fluffy cannoli, beignets, and pistachio pudding cookies to cupcakes, fried Oreos, Peeps rolls, and a Cadbury cream egg cookie pie, these air fryer desserts check all the boxes!

Air Fried Cadbury Creme Egg

Cadbury creme eggs are an Easter essential, and this air fried Cadbury creme egg recipe lets you enjoy the classic Easter candy in a whole new way! Just 2 ingredients and 10 minutes are all that’s needed to whip up these amazing Air Fryer Cadbury Creme Egg desserts.

CADBURY CREME EGGS WRAPPED IN DOUGH IN AN AIR FRYER BASKET

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Air Fryer Cadbury Creme Egg Cookie Pie

This really simple, really easy Cadbury Creme Egg Cookie Pie is the Easter dessert everyone will love! Not only does this taste amazing, but the air fryer makes it so easy that the kids can help bake this easy 2-ingredient chocolate treat.

A SPOON DIPPING INTO A CREME EGG PIE WITH A WRAPPED CADBURY CREME EGG IN THE FOREGROUND

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Air Fryer Peeps Rolls

Another Easter basket staple gets transformed into a delicious chocolate marshmallow treat with this recipe for air fryer Peeps rolls. The whole family will love this sweet treat, and it’s a great way to use up all those leftover Easter Peeps.

TWO FRIED PEEP ROLLS WITH CHOCOLATE SAUCE ON A PLATE WITH A PEEP IN THE FOREGROUND

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Air Fryer Pistachio Pudding Cookies

Air Fryer Pistachio Pudding Cookies are soft and chewy, and cook up perfectly in the air fryer. These delightful spring green cookies are a perfect addition to your Easter dessert table.

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Air Fryer Cannoli

This easy air fryer cannoli recipe is a modern take on a classic favorite. The air fryer lets you bake up cannoli shells that are perfectly crispy and flaky while using very little oil. A deliciously light and airy Easter dessert.

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Chocolate Lava Cake in Air Fryer

The chocolate lovers in your life will rejoice when you serve up these gorgeous, decadent chocolate lava cakes for Easter dessert, and you’ll love that it’s incredibly easy to make them with a handful of pantry staples and just 20 minutes in the air fryer.

Small chocolate cake with liquid center cut into, garnished with berries

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Air Fryer Beignets

Make a healthier version of these light and airy pastries that are perfect for serving at Easter breakfast or brunch. Air fryer beignets dusted with powdered sugar are delightfully crispy and fluffy and are the perfect springtime sweet treat.

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Air Fryer Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Baking a cake in the air fryer is so simple, and this recipe for one bowl gluten free chocolate cake gives you a deliciously moist and rich chocolate cake that is a perfect Easter dessert.

GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE

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Easy Air Fryer Cupcakes

Make cupcakes in air fryer without the hassle of the oven, thanks to this recipe for chocolate air fryer cupcakes. Kids will love decorating these moist and fluffy cupcakes with their favorite easter colors and candies.

A ROW OF CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH CHOCOLATE FROSTING

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Air Fryer Fried Oreos

These air fryer fried Oreos are a fun and festive dessert that is so easy to make. Just 2 ingredients and 15 minutes are all that’s needed to make golden crispy, yet fluffy and creamy, fried Oreo treats.

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Air Fryer Fried Ice Cream

Air fryer fried ice cream is a delicious and fun dessert that is sure to impress. Scoops of vanilla ice cream coated with crunchy cinnamon toast crunch cereal, then quickly air fried for a toasty exterior and slightly melty ice cream interior.

air fryer fried ice cream topped with caramel and whipped cream

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