green plate with grilled cheese with orange melty cheese; stack of white bread in background; plaid cloth and air fryer

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Contributor: Ilona Orzechowska

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese has a perfectly crispy exterior and ooey gooey melty cheese on the inside.

  • Author: Ilona Orzechowska
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. softened butter


  1. Place cheddar cheese slices on 1 slice of bread and cover with second slice of bread.
  2. Spread butter on both slices of bread.
  3. Place sandwich in air fryer basket, set the temperature for 360°F and cook for 5 minutes. After 3 minutes, flip the sandwich so it gets crispy on the other side.