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Perfect Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

grilled cheese cooked in air fryer on a plate
These Air Fryer Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are a GAME CHANGER! With perfectly melted cheese, crunchy toasted bread every bite is pure bliss! Serve with soup for a meal or on its own any time!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 406 kcal



  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon butter
  • 2 or 3 slices cheese Cheddar, Monterey jack, Swiss, Pepper jack or any melting cheese


  • Place your bread on the cutting board. Butter the slices. This is totally optional and you can choose to butter only the outside of the sandwich.
  • Keep your sliced or grated cheese on top of the bread and close the sandwich.
  • Spread butter on the outside of the sandwich. Insert a toothpick to keep the top slice in place.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 370F for 3 to 5 minutes. Place the sandwich in the air fryer basket and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove the toothpick. Carefully flip the sandwich and cook the other side for another 4 minutes or until golden brown on both sides and the cheese is melted. Serve warm.


Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 406kcalTotal Carbs: 29gProtein: 19.6gFat: 22.9gSaturated Fat: 12.9gFiber: 1.5g
Keyword air fryer, bread, easy, grilled cheese, quick
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