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Air Fryer Frozen Mac And Cheese Bites

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Crispy on the outside and gooey cheesy good on the inside, these frozen mac and cheese bites in the air fryer are amazing! They make the perfect appetizer, side, or school after-school snack!

Cooked mac and cheese bites on a plate with one being held up.

Air Fryer Frozen Mac and Cheese Bites

You are going to love these addictively good air fryer mac and cheese bites! They are like little bites of cheesy heaven and so easy to make. All you have to do is pop them into the air fryer to cook for 8 minutes and they come out perfectly crisp every time ready for you and your family to gobble up!

These air fyer frozen mac and cheese bites are delicious just as their cheesy crispy crunchy selves, but they are also the perfect size for dipping into a yummy sauce like my homemade bbq sauce or homemade thousand island dressing. Or better yet! How about dipping these cheesy bites into some hot sauce with my easy recipe for buffalo sauce!

Cooked mac and cheese bites in an air fryer.

How to Make Frozen Mac and Cheese Bites in the Air Fryer

This recipe only calls for one ingredient! And I’m sure you guessed it!?! You will need a box of frozen mac and cheese bites, which you can find at almost any grocery store. I used the Stouffer’s brand, but you can use any brand you like.

A box of mac and cheese bites being held up in front of an air fryer.

To make, just open the box and place the frozen mac and cheese bites into the air fryer basket in a single layer. Try not to put them on top of each other. You want them in a single flat layer, so that they will cook evenly.

Cooked mac and cheese bites in an air fryer.

Next, put the basket into the air fryer and cook at 390 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 minutes.

Cooked mac and cheese bites in an air fryer.

Then when the mac and cheese bites are done cooking, remove them from the air fryer and put them on your serving dish to enjoy.

Cooked mac and cheese bites on a plate.

Now you have perfectly cooked golden brown crispy goodness full of gooey cheese ready to eat!

How to Store Mac and Cheese Bites

These are so darn good you probably won’t have any leftovers! But if you do, air fried mac and cheese bites will keep in the fridge for up to a week when covered or stored in a container. I don’t suggest freezing them, but it is possible.

Cooked mac and cheese bites in an air fryer.

How to Reheat Air Fried Mac and Cheese Bites

To reheat leftover mac and cheese bites, just put them on a sheet pan in the oven or toaster oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 10 minutes. You can also reheat them in the microwave for about 3 minutes at medium power.

Cooked mac and cheese bites on a plate with one being held up.

What to Serve with Air Fried Mac and Cheese Bites

These yummy frozen mac and cheese bites in the air fryer can be served on their own as an appetizer or snack, but also work really well as a side for burgers, fish, and more! These are some of my favorites to serve the bites alongside.

Cooked mac and cheese bites in an air fryer.

More Air Fryer Recipes

You can cook almost anything in the air fryer! So if you enjoyed this recipe be sure to check out some of my other amazing air fryer recipes!

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Air Fryer Frozen Mac And Cheese Bites

Addictively good these frozen air fried mac and cheese bites are amazing! Crispy on the outside and gooey cheesy good on the inside air fryer frozen mac and cheese bites only take 8 minutes to cook and make the perfect appetizer, side, or school after school snack! 
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mac and cheese, mac and cheese bites
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 5
Calories: 220kcal

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Ingredients

  • Frozen Mac and Cheese Bites

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Instructions

  • Lay the frozen mac and cheese bites in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Put the basket into the air fryer and cook at 390°F for 8 minutes.
  • When done, remove the bites from the air fryer to enjoy!
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Nutrition

Serving: 3bites | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4.5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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