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An air fryer grilled cheese cut in half and being pulled apart with cheese in the middle.

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 grilled cheese 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Air Fryer Grilled Cheese – learn how to easily make air fryer grilled cheese! This simple and easy recipe will become your go-to!


  • 2 slices bread
  • 12 tablespoons butter
  • 45 slices of the cheese of your choice (we used colby jack)


  1. Turn air fryer to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Butter both sides of each piece of bread.
  3. Place the cheese on one piece of bread. 
  4. Lay the other slice on top to make a sandwich.
  5. Place in air fryer for 10 minutes, flipping halfway. 
  6. Remove and serve with some Creamy Tomato Basil Soup


  • Dairy-Free: to make dairy-free simply used a plant-based butter and some dairy-free cheese.
  • Gluten-Free: to make gluten-free simply use your favorite gluten-free bread.