4-Ingredient Air-Fryer Snack with Mini Babybel Cheese and Tortilla Chips

Apr 13 2021

Hot melty cheese with a crispy crust goes way beyond classic mozzarella sticks! These easy goodies feature a couple of our favorite snack foods — flavored tortilla chips & Babybel cheese wheels. Break out that air fryer! (To be honest, we never really put ours away.)

Hungry Girl's Healthy Air-Fryer Crispy Cheese Bites Recipe

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1/6th of recipe (1 cheese bite): 82 calories, 4g total fat (2g sat. fat), 189mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 0g sugars, 7g protein

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


1 tbsp. flour

1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

3/4 oz. (about 7) flavored tortilla chips, crushed

6 pieces Mini Babybel Light cheese


Place flour, egg whites/substitute, and crushed chips in 3 separate small bowls.

Coat one cheese piece in flour. Add to the bowl of egg whites/substitute, and gently shake to remove excess egg. Coat with crushed chips. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Place coated cheese pieces in the air fryer in a single layer. Set air fryer to 375 degrees (or nearest degree). Cook until golden brown, about 7 minutes.


HG FYI: We used all-purpose white flour and tortilla chips, but feel free to use whatever flour and chips you have on hand!

Chew on this:

It's April 13th, National Peach Cobbler Day. Don't put away that air fryer! (See, this is why we leave ours on the counter.) These crispy peach slices are like handheld cobbler snacks…

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