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Air Fryer Egg Bites


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Recipe Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 6 Egg Bites
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Air Fryer Egg Bites are a quick and easy breakfast that can be made ahead of time and reheated on busy mornings. Made with eggs, bacon, cheese, and a touch of seasoning, these egg bites are packed with flavor and protein to keep you full all morning long.

If you love protein-filled breakfast foods, then this is the recipe for you. Not only are these egg bites healthy but they are also family-friendly, so don’t delay in making these tasty treats. 

Air Fryer Egg Bites on a white plate garnished with parsley

Air Fryer Egg Bites

Eggs are a healthy and delicious breakfast because they are packed with protein. Plus, eggs are so easy to add your favorite flavors to by switching up the seasonings you use. 

Why I Love This Recipe

The best thing about these Air Fryer Egg Bites is that they’re quick and easy. You can make them ahead of time, then just heat up your breakfast when you need it! 

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

If you love egg bites you may also enjoy this Instant Pot Egg Bites recipe. 

Air Fryer Egg Bites on a white plate garnished with parsley next to eggs, bacon, shredded cheese, a cup of coffee and a fork

Ingredients

You only need a handful of ingredients to help you make this easy egg bites recipe. You most likely already have these ingredients on hand, however, if you are missing something they are all easy to find at your local grocery store. 

  • eggs
  • cheddar cheese, shredded
  • bacon, pre-cooked and chopped
  • salt
  • pepper
  • parsley, dried
  • paprika 
  • garlic powder
  • minced onions, dried
Air Fryer Egg Bites ingredients

Substitutions

Seasoning: If you don’t have parsley you can use Italian seasoning instead. 

Cheese: You could also use any other type of cheese that you have on hand.  You could even use goat cheese, feta cheese, or mozzarella cheese.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a handful of kitchen tools to help you make this low-carb air fryer breakfast recipe. 

How to Make Air Fryer Egg Bites

Making these egg bites in the air fryer is simple. Just follow the instructions below and you will have a delicious breakfast recipe in no time at all. 

Step 1: Preheat the air fryer 

Preheat your air fryer to 340° for five minutes. 

Step 2: Add your ingredients to a mixing bowl

Add all of your ingredients to a large bowl. Whisk together.

Add all of the ingredients in a large white bowl

Step 3: Add your cupcake liners to your air fryer 

Add your silicone cupcake liners to your air fryer. Add as many as you can to fill your basket, but not overcrowd. Spray your cupcake liner with cooking spray lightly. 

Step 4: Fill the liners with egg mixture

Pour your egg mixture into the silicone liner 3/4 of the way.

egg mixture in silicone liners inside the air fryer

Step 5: Air fry the egg cupcakes

Cook with your air fryer at 340°F for 8 minutes.

Air fry the egg cupcakes

Step 6: Serve and enjoy 

Remove and enjoy while warm.

close up of Air Fryer Egg Bites on a plate garnished with parsley

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

There are so many ways that you can change up this recipe to make it your own. Here are a few ideas: 

Protein: Instead of bacon you can add in some diced ham or cooked sausage. 

Vegetarian: Leave out the meat if you want some vegetarian egg bites. 

Spice:  If you like things a little spicier you can add in some red pepper flakes. 

Serving Suggestions

These egg bites are delicious on their own, but if you want to add a little something extra they pair well with: 

close up of Air Fryer Egg Bites on a plate garnished with parsley

Tips

Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make the best egg bites: 

  • Be sure to whisk your ingredients together well. 
  • Do not overcook your egg bites or they will be dry. 
  • Make sure that you spray the silicone molds well with nonstick cooking spray so that your egg bites are easy to remove. 
  • Don’t overcrowd your air fryer basket. Leave some space between the egg cups. 
  • Add extra vegetables to these egg bites by adding cooked mushrooms, bell pepper, green onions, spinach, 

FAQs

Do you have questions about this air fryer egg bites recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions for this egg muffins recipe.

How to store

Once they are cooked, you can store these egg bites in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days.

How to reheat

Reheat these egg bites by placing them in the air fryer at 340°F for a few minutes until they are warm throughout. You can also reheat them in the microwave. 

Can I freeze them?

Yes! Once they have cooled completely you can place them in a freezer bag and freeze them for up to two months. 

a closeup of a hand holding half an egg bite

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Air Fryer Egg Bites Recipe

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Air Fryer Egg Bites

Corinne Schmitt
Air Fryer Egg Bites are a quick and easy breakfast that can be made ahead of time and reheated on busy mornings.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Egg Bites
Calories 130 kcal

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • silicone muffin cups
  • Air Fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 slices bacon pre-cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon parsley dried
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced onions dried

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer at 340° for five minutes.
  • Add all of your ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Whisk together.
  • Add your silicone cupcake liners to your instant pot. Add as many as you can to fill your basket, but not overcrowd. Spray your cupcake liner with cooking spray lightly.
  • Pour your egg mixture in the silicone liner 3/4 of the way.
  • Cook with your air fryer at 340°F for 8 minutes.
  • Remove and enjoy while warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Egg BitesCalories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 8gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 176mgSodium: 360mgPotassium: 96mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 312IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 1mg
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