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Air Fryer Biscuits

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These air fryer biscuits are golden, crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside! They’re made from scratch and cooked perfectly and quickly in the air fryer. It doesn’t get much easier than this!

air fryer drop biscuits in a bowl.
The best air fryer biscuits

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These air fryer biscuits are a great way to have fresh, hot biscuits in no time at all. There’s no need to heat up your whole house baking biscuits when the air fryer can do all the work. These biscuits are made from scratch with only 5 ingredients.

These light and fluffy biscuits are perfect for a quick and easy breakfast or snack!

air fryer biscuits from scratch in a basket.
Delicious air fryer biscuits baked from scratch

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Flaky and are the perfect breakfast or side dish.
  • This air fryer biscuit recipe doesn’t require you to heat up your entire house.
  • Air fryer biscuits turn out golden and flaky on the outside while remaining soft on the inside.
  • Completely made from scratch.
  • Made with only a few simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • All-Purpose Flour – measure by spooning it into the measuring cup and level it with a knife.
  • Baking Powderthe leavening agent.
  • Salt – very important so the biscuits don’t turn out bland.
  • Butter – make sure the butter is cold.
  • Milk – I use whole milk, but use your favorite cold milk.

How To Make This Recipe

four image process making air fryer biscuits.
Air fryer biscuits process

Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.

Step 2:

Mix in the butter and mix until crumbly. Stir in the milk.

Step 3:

Roll out the dough onto a floured surface. Knead the dough until smooth. Cut out the biscuits with a biscuit cutter.

Step 4:

Spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place the cut out biscuits in a single layer in the basket, not overcrowding.

Step 5:

Bake at 320 degrees F for 13-15 minutes. Enjoy!

air fryer biscuit with a bite taken out.
Easy to make air fryer biscuits

Recipe Tips & Variations

  • Make a double batch and freeze half.
  • Spray the basket with olive oil spray, or use a piece of parchment paper.
  • Don’t crowd the basket or the biscuits will not cook evenly.
  • Make sure your ingredients are very cold!
  • Mix by hand and not a hand mixer.

Storing & Freezing

Storing: Store the biscuits in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Freezing: Place the cooled biscuits in an airtight container or zip top freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months.

Reheating: Thaw at room temperature and reheat in the air fryer at 350 degrees F for a few minutes.

FAQ

What are good biscuit topping ideas?

There are so many great toppings for biscuits, including, honey, butter, jams, jellies and cream cheese.

What should I serve with biscuits?

They are amazing served with traditional country white gravy, with scrambled eggs, with a side salad or smothered with fruit preserves! 

Can I store unused biscuit dough?

Store the leftover dough in a zip top bag and use within a few days.

Yield: 8 Servings

Air Fryer Biscuits

air fryer biscuits from scratch in a basket.

These air fryer biscuits are golden, crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside! They're made from scratch and cooked perfectly and quickly in the air fryer. It doesn't get much easier than this!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • 3/4 cup cold milk

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Mix in the butter and mix until crumbly. Stir in the milk.
  3. Place the dough onto a floured surface. Knead the dough until smooth. Cut out the biscuits with a biscuit cutter.
  4. Spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place the cut out biscuits in a single layer in the basket, not overcrowding.
  5. Bake at 320° F for 13-15 minutes. Enjoy!

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