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Christmas made easy: 6 mouth-watering air fryer recipes to grace your holiday

Air fryers are perfect kitchen tool for Christmas that makes cooking even easier

By Web Desk
November 30, 2023
A top-down image of Christmas-themed cookies. — X/@eatthis
A top-down image of Christmas-themed cookies. — X/@eatthis

Air fryers are the perfect kitchen tool that makes cooking even easier, however, not many people know that they can utilise this fantastic equipment to make Christmas dinners even easier. 

Let's take a sleigh trip through some delectable air fryer Christmas dishes.

Crispy parmesan Brussels sprout bites

Begin your Christmas dinner with a green twist! Toss Brussels sprouts in olive oil, then top with Parmesan cheese and cook in an air fryer at 200°C for 12-15 minutes, or until golden and crispy. A nutritious, crunchy snack that will keep your visitors happy.

Herb-roasted air fryer turkey breast

Who says you need a huge oven to roast a holiday turkey? Season a turkey breast with your chosen herbs, then lay it in an air fryer at 180°C for 25-30 minutes per pound, or until cooked and moist. Your little turkey feast is ready to take centre stage!

Festive cranberry-glazed meatballs

Mouths will wet when they see meatballs slathered in a delectable cranberry glaze. Form into balls with ground meat, breadcrumbs, herbs, and spices, and air fry at 200°C for 10-12 minutes. Then, dip them with a zesty cranberry sauce and air-fried for a few minutes more, until they're perfectly coated. Yum!

Air fryer gingerbread cookies

Aromatic gingerbread biscuits will put you in the holiday spirit! Roll out your dough, cut into festive forms, and air fry for 8-10 minutes at 160°F. As you bake these crispy but chewy treats, let the wonderful fragrance of spices permeate your house.

Molten chocolate lava cake

Finish your holiday feast with a gooey chocolaty pleasure. Make individual cake batter pieces, insert a piece of chocolate in the middle, and air fry at 160°C for 8-10 minutes, or until the warm, molten centre flows out like a delectable Christmas surprise.

Crispy apple-cinnamon chips

Snack time has just become a lot healthier and more festive! Thinly slice the apples, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, then air fry for 8-10 minutes at 180°C until crispy and delicious. These chips will vanish faster than Santa down the chimney!

Allow your air fryer to take centre stage and be the hidden assistant in your kitchen this holiday season, generating culinary delights that will thrill guests and family. With these recipes, you'll be jingling your way through the holidays, savouring every crispy, flavorful bite!