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Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies


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Recipe Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 48 Cookies
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Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies are the easiest way to make chocolate chip cookies! You can have delicious, warm chocolate chip cookies in under 20 minutes.

If you love sweet and chocolatey cookies then this recipe is for you. Chocolate Chip cookies always disappear in a blink of an eye in my household.

Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies on a white serving plate with the air fryer and other cookies blurred in the background.

Chocolate Chip Cookies in the air fryer

If you love sweet and chocolatey cookies then you’ll love this recipe because it’s so easy to make and these air fryer chocolate chip cookies will disappear quickly.

  • Ready in under 30 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for picky eaters
  • Looks beautiful on a plate
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love chewy cookies that are easy to make you are going to love this Peppermint Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe.

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Ingredients

You only need a handful of ingredients to help you make these delicious cookies. You might not even need to make a trip to the grocery store to make these air fryer cookies.

  • flour
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • salted butter
  • sugar
  • brown sugar
  • vanilla
  • eggs
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips 
Ingredients used to make Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Substitutions

Butter: Unsalted butter can be used in place of the salted butter.

Chocolate Chips: Dark, white chocolate, or even milk chocolate chips can be used instead.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make this classic cookie recipe in the air fryer.

How to Make Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ready to have some delicious chocolate chip cookies that are made in your air fryer? Follow these seven easy steps and you will be enjoying these chewy cookies in no time at all.

Step 1: Mix the dry ingredients

Add salt and baking soda to the flour and mix in a small mixing bowl.

Step 2: Cream together the butter and sugar

In a mixing bowl, add brown sugar, sugar, and softened butter and mix until creamy. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix.

Brown sugar, white sugar, and butter in a mixing bowl.

Step 3: Add in the dry ingredients

Slowly mix in the flour. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Flour added in the sugar and butter mixture in a mixing bowl

Step 4: Preheat the air fryer

Cover the bottom of the air fryer basket with foil and spray with oil. Preheat air fryer to 300°.

Step 5: Shape the cookies

Using a small cookie scoop, scoop out cookie dough. Roll into an even ball and place in air fryer basket. Leave room around each cookie to expand.

Shaped cookie dough evenly spaced in an air fryer basket.

Step 6: Air fry the cookies

Cook at 300° for 8 minutes.

Step 7: Cook the cookies

Once done let cookies rest for 5 minutes and remove to a cookie rack for further cooling. Ramp down cookies with a spoon for thinner results before cooling.

cookies in an air fryer basket.

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Want to change up your cookies? Here are my tried and true swaps for these cookies.

Nuts: Add chopped nuts to your cookie dough when you add in chocolate chips for a nutty cookie.

Chocolate Chunks: Prefer chocolate chunks instead of chips? Swap the chocolate chips for chocolate chunks.

Candy: Add in 1/2 cup of your favorite chopped candy like Snickers or Reese’s for a different twist on your cookies.

a hand holding an Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookie with a bite taken out of it

Serving Suggestions

Serve these cookies at your next party or gathering. Or just because you are craving a sweet treat. I have also made these cookies and added them to a Christmas cookie exchange.

An overhead vertical shot of Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies on a white serving plate with the rest of the cookies on the upper left corner of the image placed on a cooling rack.

Tips

Here are my best tips to help you make these easy air fryer cookies.

  • Parchment paper is safe to use in your air fryer and makes for easy clean-up when you are done cooking.
  • Try to make sure that your cookies are the same size as possible so that they cook evenly.
  • If you want a thinner cookie use a spoon to press them down when they come out of the air fryer.

FAQs

Do you have questions about Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week.

Can I make these cookies gluten-free?

Yes, just use a gluten-free flour that your family enjoys in place of the all-purpose flour.

Can I make these cookies ahead?

Yes, you can make the cookies ahead of time. I like to make these cookies up to 24 hours in advance.

Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies on a white serving plate.

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Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies

Corinne Schmitt
Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies are the easiest way to make chocolate chip cookies!
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Dessert (Cookies)
Cuisine American
Servings 48 Cookies
Calories 104 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks of salted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Add salt and baking soda to flour and mix
  • In a mixing bowl, add brown sugar, sugar and softened butter and mix until creamy. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix.
  • Slowly mix in the flour. Add the chocolate chips.
  • Cover the bottom of the air fryer basket with foil and spray with oil. Preheat air fryer to 300°.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop out cookie dough. Roll into an even ball and place in air fryer basket. Leave room around each cookie to expand.
  • Cook on 300° for 8 minutes.
  • Once done let cookies rest for 5 minutes and remove to a cookie rack for further cooling. Tamp down cookies with a spoon for thinner results before cooling.

Nutrition

Serving: 2CookiesCalories: 104kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 77mgPotassium: 60mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 14IUCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
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