Air Fryer Biscuits (From A Can)

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Next time you want to make a batch of buttery biscuits, make them in the air fryer! Just pop a can of Pilsbury biscuits open and let the air fryer do its thing. These air fryer biscuits turn out perfect and delicious every single time!

Air Fryer Canned Biscuits

Air Fryer Biscuits

I’m a sucker for a good biscuit, whether it’s for breakfast or for dinner… sometimes I just like to eat them as a snack with a bit of butter and homemade orange marmalade!

While making biscuits from scratch may taste amazing, it can be a lot of work and we just don’t always have the time! Plus, who wants to clean up a mess like that after a long day?

That’s when I usually turn to canned biscuits.

the inside of a baked biscuit

My favorite brand to use is Pilsbury but you can use whatever you have on hand or find at your local grocery store!

Baking them in the air fryer will make your whole kitchen smell so good and the biscuits turn out so flaky and delicious!

Best of all- this biscuit recipe only needs 1 ingredient. Who doesn’t love a recipe like that?

picking up a biscuit with tongs

If you love this recipe for air fryer biscuits, take a look at my version of low carb cheddar biscuits– a copycat recipe from Red Lobster!

4 baked butter biscuits on a white plate

How To Make Canned Biscuits In The Air Fryer

You can make a batch of flakey buttery biscuits in just 3 simple steps!

Start out by spraying the air fryer basket with a non-stick cooking spray.

Then, pop open the can of biscuits and gently pull them apart.

a can of buttermilk biscuits

Place the biscuits in the air fryer basket in a single layer.

baking buttermilk biscuits in the air fryer

Cook the biscuits in the air fryer at 350F for 10 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

air fryer canned biscuits

Cooking Tip:

  • Make sure to not overcrowd the air fryer basket! I went ahead and did four at a time because that’s what my air fryer could fit and just baked them in batches.

air fryer biscuits from a can

What To Serve With Homemade Biscuits

So went it comes to serving the biscuits, it really just depends when you are going to eat them.

For Breakfast:

If you plan to eat these air fryer biscuits for breakfast or brunch, you should serve them alongside some:

Don’t forget the butter and the homemade orange marmalade!

cooking air fryer butter biscuits

For Dinner:

One of my favorite dinner meal plans to serve biscuits with is dinner from the south!

I’ll make some crispy fried chicken from scratch along with the biscuits and serve it with:

It’s one of my family’s favorite dinner night meals!

half of a flaky buttermilk biscuit

More Air Fryer Recipes

If you loved this recipe for air ‘fried’ canned biscuits, check out some of my other air fryer recipes!

These are some other recipes I love to make:

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Air Fryer Canned Biscuits

These air fryer biscuits are amazing! Just put canned Pilsbury biscuits in the air fryer and it will cook them to perfection! These air fried biscuits smell so good and are so flaky and delicious!
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuits
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 99kcal

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  • 4 canned biscuits

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  • Spray the air fryer basket with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Put the biscuits in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook the biscuits in the air fryer at 350F for 10 minutes.
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Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
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