Air Fryer Cheese Fries

Air Fryer Cheese Fries have only two ingredients and are done in less than 20 minutes! These quick easy fries will be a go-to appetizer or snack!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer cheese fries
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 271 kcal


  • 16 ounces frozen french fries, any type (about half a bag)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, pepperjack, colby jack, or cheddar all work well
  • 1/4 tsp salt, optional


  1. Add fries to the air fryer basket. Close and set for 400 degrees and the timer for 8 minutes. Open and shake the fries around. Close and set for 5 more minutes. Open and shake the fries. 

  2. Add salt and sprinkle the cheese over the top in an even layer. Cook 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

Nutritional info (varies based off brands and cheese used):