Air Fryer Canned Biscuits

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Canned Biscuits in the Air Fryer

This Air Fryer Canned Biscuits recipe is so simple, yet a perfectly fried biscuit that makes for a great addition to any breakfast meal.  

All you have to do is get a can of premade biscuits and pop them in the air fryer. Then, you will have yourself a perfectly cooked biscuits in minutes. 

What other breakfast options do you like to serve biscuits with?

Ingredients and Supplies You’ll Need to Make Canned Biscuits in the Air Fryer: 

can of biscuit dough


  • Canned biscuits. You can do either grand large biscuits, or smaller flaky style. 


air fryer canned biscuits

Where can you find canned biscuits?

Most grocery stores will have a variety of canned biscuits you can choose from. You can choose the local groceries store brand (like Great Value or Kroger) or other name brands like Pillsbury or Annie’s.  

Does this recipe work for homemade biscuits? 

While this recipe works great for canned biscuits, I wouldn’t follow this recipe for homemade biscuits. If you want to try homemade biscuits, you can follow this air fryer biscuit recipe from Plated Cravings.

How to Make Air Fryer Canned Biscuits

Step 1: Place the biscuits in the air fryer basket

canned biscuit circle in air fryer basket

Lightly spray the basket so the biscuits don’t stick to the tray while cooking. Place the biscuits in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Do not let the biscuits overlap. 

Step 2: Fry the biscuits

cooked canned biscuit circles in the air fryer basket

For Grand or Large Biscuits

Air fry the biscuits at 330°F/165°C for about 6-7 minutes. Gently wiggle the biscuits to loosen from the baskets. Continue to Air Fry for another 1-3 minutes, or until they are crispy brown and cooked through.

For Smaller Biscuits

Air Fry at 330°F/165°C for 5 minutes. Flip the biscuits and air fry for another 2-4 minutes, or until they are crispy brown and cooked through.

Step 3: Remove from the air fryer

cooked biscuits in basket  on table

Once the biscuits are cooked and golden to your liking, remove them from the air fryer basket and enjoy!

Breakfast recipes to make for the whole family 

The air fryer actually can be super helpful for making a decent breakfast for the family, not to mention delicious. Give them a look and try them out too!

Air Fryer Breakfast recipes:

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Final Thoughts

Air fryer breakfast biscuits are a delicious and easy way to make a quick breakfast side. Plus, there is so much more you can do with biscuits than enjoy them at breakfast. Try this Ham and Cheese Slam Sandwich for a quick afternoon snack.

How will you make your canned biscuits? Share with us in the comments below!

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Air Fryer Canned Biscuits

Whether you need a quick and easy snack or a breakfast side, these canned biscuits made in the air fryer are the perfect recipe!
4.75 / 5 ( 8 Reviews )
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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4



  • 1 can of biscuits large or small


  • Lightly spray the air fryer basket so the biscuits don't stick too much to the tray. Place in the air fryer basket. Don't let them overlap.
  • Air fry at 330 °F for 6-7 minutes (for large biscuits). Air fry at 330 °F for 5 minutes (for small biscuits).
  • Gently wiggle the biscuits to loosen them from the baskets. You can also flip the biscuits at this point, but it is not necessary.
  • Cook for an additional 1-4 minutes (depending on the size), or until the biscuits are crispy and golden brown to your liking.


Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 64mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.2g


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Ingredients: Biscuits
Meal Type: Appetizers and Snacks, Breakfast, Side Dish, #StayHome, Christmas, Summer, Winter, Gluten Free, Low Carb and Keto, Meatless
Categories: Breakfast, Air Fryer

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