These air fryer Oreos combine the iconic creamy and chocolatey cookies inside a soft, fluffy golden batter. They are such a decadent treat, and you get the same delicious result as frying. Plus, it takes under 15 minutes to make these fried Oreos air fryer style!
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My Take On Air Fryer Oreos
If you've ever been to a fair, amusement park, or festival, odds are they had fried Oreos. And if you've ever tried them, then you know how insanely delicious they are.
I mean, Oreos are good on their own, so frying them in batter takes it to a whole new experience. Well, these air fryer Oreos will give you that same experience but in a quick, easy, and mess-free way!
Honestly, I think making air fryer fried Oreos is better than the ones you can get anywhere else.
The air fried Oreos get tender and extra creamy, and the batter crisps up to golden perfection with a slight crunch outside while staying super fluffy inside.
The best part is this air fryer Oreos recipe is actually crazy simple to make, and the entire thing will only take 15 minutes from start to finish! These air fryer Oreos are a treat to create and share with the whole family, so you'll want to get some helpers for this one. My nieces love helping me make these deep fried Oreos in the air fryer, and they love eating them even more.
Something else I love about this air fryer Oreos recipe is how simple the ingredient list is. Along with the Oreos, you'll need just 5 ingredients, most of which you probably have on hand.
Check out everything you'll need to make fried Oreos in the air fryer:
- ⅓ cup milk
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 large egg
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup pancake mix
- 12 Oreos (or any cream-filled sandwich cookies)
- Powdered sugar
How great is that?
Now, I always grab a family sized pack of Oreos from the store so I can use the extras to make my 1 minute Oreo mug cake, cookies & cream mug cake, and mud pie. So pick up extra Oreos and give those a try next after you make these deep fried Oreos in the air fryer.
HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER OREOS
So, the process of making these air fryer fried Oreos is as simple as it gets. It just involves a little mixing, dipping, and then the air fryer will take care of the rest.
With that said, let's not waste any more time and get right into the good stuff!
STEP 1: MAKING THE BATTER
First, preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190°C).
Then pour the milk, oil, vanilla extract, and egg into a medium-sized bowl and whisk everything until it combines.
Next, slowly whisk in the cup of pancake mix, and continue whisking until a thick and smooth batter forms. It will take about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
STEP 2: COATING THE OREOS
Now, line the air fryer basket with parchment paper and lightly coat it with cooking spray.
Then dip each Oreo into the batter with a fork and make sure it is fully coated on both sides. After you dip an Oreo in the batter, place it directly on the parchment paper in the air fryer basket.
The size of your air fryer will determine how many you can cook at once. You'll want to make sure they have at least 1 ½ inches of space between each because the air fryer Oreos will spread while cooking.
STEP 3: AIR FRYING OREOS
Once the air fryer basket is filled, cook them in the preheated air fryer for about 4-5 minutes until golden brown on top, then flip and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
Then take them out of the air fryer, transfer them to a plate, and dust them with powdered sugar as you want! You can use as much powdered sugar as you want - I like to flip the air fried Oreos over and coat them on both sides with powdered sugar.
Or, if you want to dip them in icing, whip up this 1-minute icing from my air fryer cinnamon rolls recipe.
Anyway, repeat the coating and air frying process for all 12 air fried Oreos, then enjoy this one-of-a-kind indulgent dessert.
FAQS ABOUT THIS AIR FRYER OREOS RECIPE
Can I put Oreos in the air fryer?
Yes, you absolutely can! Making fried Oreos in air fryer is by far the best alternative to deep-frying them for the same divine result. This air fryer recipe cooks the Oreos the same way that frying them does. The pancake batter coating gets slightly crispy outside while staying fluffy inside, and the Oreos take on a tender texture that is just to die for.
Are fried Oreos healthy?
They are not necessarily healthy, but air frying them is a healthier version of cooking compared to deep-frying them in heaps of oil. As I just discussed above, the air fryer cooks these Oreos super close to frying them, so there really is no need for deep frying.
How long do fried Oreos last?
Although they are best eaten within 24 hours, the leftover air fryer Oreos will last for up to 3 days stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They actually store pretty well and taste great whenever you decide to eat them. But for the best experience, I recommend reheating these golden brown air fried Oreos.
How do you reheat air fried Oreos?
If you didn't finish all of the Oreos right after you made them, the best way to reheat them is in the air fryer. Just spray the basket with cooking spray and preheat the air fryer to375°F (190°C). Then put the Oreos in and warm for 2-4 minutes until they reach your desired temperature. You can also pop them in the microwave for a few seconds to warm them up. And after reheating, make sure to top with some more powdered sugar!
My Final Thoughts
That is how to make air fryer Oreos in only 15 minutes with household ingredients.
This recipe is seriously one of the best Oreo desserts you can make, and there's nothing like them. Chocolatey, creamy, soft, and fluffy - the combination of tastes and textures is out of this world good.
My family is obsessed with these air fried Oreos, and I have a feeling you and your family will be hooked after you give this a try!
So I hope you enjoy this air fryer fried Oreos recipe. If you make it, leave a comment below and let me know what you think! And for more tasty treats like this one, check out our Youtube channel.
More Easy Air Fryer Recipes
If you liked these air fried Oreos and want to give some more air fryer recipes a try, we have a ton on the blog that I think you'll enjoy!
Give one of these air fryer recipes a try next:
- Heat an air fryer to 375°F (190ºC).
- Put the milk, oil, egg, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl and whisk until combined.
- Slowly whisk in the cup of pancake mix and continue whisking until it turns into a thick and smooth batter.
- Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper and lightly coat it with cooking spray. Dip each Oreo in the mixture and place about 3-5 of them on the parchment paper. (Depending on your air fryer you can place more or less, but make sure they have at least 1 ½ inches of space, since they spread).
- Air fry until golden-brown on top, about 4 to 5 minutes. Flip and air fry for 2 more minutes.
- Top with powdered sugar and enjoy!
Serving Size:1 Oreo
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 107Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 2g