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19 Breakfasts You Can Make in Your Air Fryer

These air fryer breakfast recipes from a mix of home cooks, bloggers and our Test Kitchen will perk you up any morning of the week.

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Air-Fryer Apple FrittersTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Apple Fritters

These easy air-fryer apple fritters with brown butter glaze are healthier than old-fashioned fritters, yet they are still as delicious. Plus they're made in under 30 minutes for a quick and easy air-fryer dessert! — Alyssa Castriotta, North Scituate, Rhode Island

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crispy-air-fryer-breakfast-burritos-stackedCourtesy of Danielle Madden

Air Fryer Breakfast Burritos

Danielle Madden of Project Meal Plan doesn’t mess around when it comes to the first meal of the day. Her mouthwatering breakfast burritos, crisped up in the air fryer, are loaded with potatoes, sausage and egg. See step-by-step directions for this hearty day-starter at

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Air-Fryer Bacon Crescent RollsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Bacon Crescent Rolls

The mouthwatering aroma of warm bacon from these three-ingredient rolls will draw folks to the table once you throw the crescent rolls in. Air-fryer recipes, like this one, are fun for children to prepare and such a cinch to assemble with pre-cooked bacon. —Jane Nearing, Indianapolis, Indiana

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Air-Fryer-Donuts-Plated-Cravings-12Courtesy of Julia Foerster

Air Fryer Donuts

Julia Foerster of Plated Cravings has us inspired to start our day off on a sweet note with her fluffy, sugar-dusted or glaze-dipped doughnuts. The from-scratch beauties, which bake up in the air fryer, spare you the hassle of deep-frying as well as a few grams of fat! Find the full directions at

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Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with RaspberriesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

These air-fryer French toast cups make any morning special. I made this recipe for my mom last Mother's Day, and we both enjoyed it. —Sandi Tuttle, Hayward, Wisconsin

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Air-Fryer Breakfast Croquettes with Egg & AsparagusTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Breakfast Croquettes with Egg & Asparagus

These air-fryer croquettes make a great on-the-go breakfast. If you want to get fancy, pack them with hollandaise sauce for dunking. —Barb Miller, Oakdale, Minnesota

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Air-Fryer-Breakfast-Sweet-Potato-Skins-Photograph-copyCourtesy of Danielle Green

Air Fryer Breakfast Sweet Potato Skins

Danielle Green of The Creative Bite brings a tailgate and potluck classic right to your breakfast table with her creative sweet potato skins. Piled high with eggs, bacon and green onions, the sweet potatoes get deliciously crispy in the air fryer for a breakfast to remember. Check out the full recipe at

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Air-Fryer Breakfast CookiesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my cookies more than buying them. —Linda Burciaga

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candied-bacon-5Courtesy of Jordan Zelesnick

Air Fryer Candied Bacon

Jordan Zelesnick of JZ Eats invites you to give your favorite breakfast meat the air-fryer treatment with her recipe for candied bacon. But it’s the subtly sweet combination of rice wine vinegar, honey and white miso paste brushed onto the bacon that takes it seriously over the top. For step-by-step instructions, head to

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Cheesy Breakfast Egg RollsTaste of Home

Cheesy Breakfast Egg Rolls

Whether you have to run out the door in the morning or take a few minutes to relax at the table, these breakfast egg rolls will hit the spot. The egg and sausage mixture can be made the night before so in the morning you roll, fry and go! —Anne Ormond, Dover, New Hampshire

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Air Fryer Banana Bread Pizza (1)Courtesy of Pamela Harrington

Easy Air Fryer Banana Bread Pizza

Pamela Harrington of Whirlwind Tales mashes up all our favorite things into one morning-time masterpiece. Air Fryer? Check. Banana bread? Check. Pizza? Check. This sweet stack is sure to win some smiles from your whole hungry crew. Discover the full recipe and more at

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Air-Fryer Ham and Egg PocketsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Ham and Egg Pockets

Refrigerated crescent roll dough makes this ham, egg and cheese pocket recipe a snap to prepare. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Air-Fryer Mini Nutella Doughnut HolesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Mini Nutella Doughnut Holes

You can make these air-fryer doughnuts in advance and refrigerate them before frying. Just be sure to bring the dough to room temperature before frying. —Renee Greene, Smithtown, New York

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Air-Fryer Toad-in-the-HoleTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Toad-in-the-Hole

Toad-in-the-Hole is a British comfort food dish consisting of sausages baked in Yorkshire pudding. I prepare mine in the air fryer, breakfast-style, even though it's commonly served at suppertime. —Leigh Rys, Herndon, Virginia

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Air-Fryer Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon RollsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe is the perfect combination of savory and sweet. The bourbon-soaked bacon adds a smoky, savory, bold taste to cinnamon rolls. The ginger and pecan topping makes for a crunchy, spicy finish. —Shannen Casey, Berkeley, California

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Air-Fryer French Toast SticksTaste of Home

Air-Fryer French Toast Sticks

Learn how to make air-fryer French toast sticks with this quick and easy recipe. I like to have them handy in the freezer for a hearty breakfast in an instant. They're great for buffets and eating on the go. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Air-Fryer Red PotatoesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red potatoes a distinctive but subtle taste. This dish is simple to prepare, yet elegant in color and flavor. It's a wonderful addition to any menu. —Margie Wampler, Butler, Pennsylvania

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Air-Fryer Puff Pastry DanishesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Puff Pastry Danishes

These simple jam-filled pastries are perfect for a holiday brunch spread. They were my dad's favorite, so the recipe will always be close to my heart. —Chellie Helmke, Jackson Center, Ohio

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Air-Fryer Ham & Cheese Breakfast BundlesTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Ham & Cheese Breakfast Bundles

My family looks forward to these rich and delicious egg bundles. They're perfect for holidays, brunches and birthdays. Thanks to air-frying, they're fast, too! —Cindy Bride, Bloomfield, Iowa

Annamarie Higley
Annamarie Higley is an Associate Print Editor for Taste of Home magazine, as well as the brand's special issue publications. A midwestern transplant originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, trivia-ing, and—you guessed it!—all things cooking and baking.

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