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20 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 Fritters

An air fryer makes these easy apple fritters healthier than old-fashioned fritters, yet they are still just as delicious. They're a quick and easy dessert that includes a scrumptious brown butter glaze! —Alyssa Castriotta, North Scituate, Rhode Island
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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 projectmealplan.com.

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Air-Fryer Bacon Crescent Rolls

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

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Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

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

These air-fryer Scotch eggs are amazing hot right after cooking, but I also love eating them cold for a snack before a soccer or baseball game. —Dorothy Smith, El Dorado, Arkansas
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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

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 thecreativebite.com.

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Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

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

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Cheesy Breakfast Egg Rolls

Whether you have to run out the door in the morning or you 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, just roll, fry and go! —Anne Ormond, Dover, New Hampshire
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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 whirlwindtales.com.

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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 Holes

You can make these air-fryer donuts in advance and then refrigerate them. It's important to bring the dough to room temperature before frying. —Renee Murphy, Smithtown, New York
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Air-Fryer Toad-in-the-Hole

This is a British comfort food that consists 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 Rolls

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

This quick recipe makes it easy to prepare air-fryer French toast sticks. Have them handy in the freezer for a hearty breakfast in an instant. They're also wonderful for buffets and eating on the go. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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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. The 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 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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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.