Easy Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders are layers of melted mozzarella, pepperoni, and savory seasonings, nestled between sweet Hawaiian slider buns. A quick dinner recipe, easy snack or delicious game day food!

Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders with cheese pull

Easy Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders Recipe

Is there anything better than pizza? Especially when it’s made fresh and topped with your favorite toppings? Now, you can make your favorite pizza recipe in the air fryer!

These Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders are easy to make and so delicious. Plus, they are the perfect party snack or easy dinner! Try making these Pizza Sliders along with a Football Charcuterie Board for a Super Bowl watch party – your guests will love them! Play this Football Squares Printable Game for added fun!

Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders
Easy Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders Recipe

How to Make Pepperoni Pizza Sliders in Air Fryer

Pizza is the perfect food for any occasion, and today I’m going to show you how to make some delicious pepperoni pizza sliders that are perfect for game day. They’re quick and easy to make, and they’re sure to be a hit with your friends and family. So let’s get started!

First Steps to Making Sliders

  1. Start by chopping fresh garlic. Fresh garlic is the key ingredient in this recipe. While you’re chopping the garlic, melt the butter in the microwave.
  2. Next chop fresh parsley and basil. Add the freshly chopped herbs to your garlic butter.
  3. Since we’re making this in the air fryer, cut your Hawaiian rolls to fit your air fryer.
  4. Now, slice your rolls in half to make the tops and bottoms of your sliders.

Start Building your Pizza on the Hawaiian Rolls

  1. Spread the pizza sauce to cover the rolls.
  2. Add a layer of mozzarella cheese on top of the sauce. You can use fresh mozzarella or shredded.
  3. Layer the pepperoni slices on top of the cheese.
  4. Add a little bit of Parmesan cheese as your next layer.
  5. Sprinkle with basil.
Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

Add Herb and Butter Topping

  1. Place the top halves of your Hawaiian rolls atop your toppings to finish your pizza sliders.
  2. Now for the best part, pour the melted garlic butter evenly on top of your sliders.

Bake in the Air Fryer until Golden Brown

Bake and serve!

Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

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FAQ

At What Temperature Do you put Pizza Sliders in the Air Fryer?

Bake your pepperoni pizza rolls in the air fryer at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. At this temperature, it only takes about 6 minutes for your sliders to cook.

Can You Bake Sliders in the Oven?

Of course you can bake this recipe in the oven as well. You’ll want to bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until the sliders are golden brown.

How Do You Cook Pepperoni Pizza Sliders in an Air Fryer?

It can be tricky to get your sliders into the air fryer basket. Place the bottoms of the rolls directly onto aluminum foil. This makes the sliders easy to transfer into and out of your air fryer. Using your favorite toppings, build your pizza sliders onto Hawaiian rolls that are cut to the size of your air fryer. Follow the recipe directions below to finish.

Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders baking

What Can I Serve With Pizza Sliders?

Here are some easy side dishes to serve with pepperoni pizza sliders:

Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders Recipe Cheese Pull

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Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

Enjoy quick and delicious Air Fryer Pepperoni Pizza Sliders – layers of melted mozzarella, pepperoni, and savory seasonings on Hawaiian slider buns, perfect for dinner, snacks, or game day!
Prep Time10 minutes
Active Time6 minutes
Total Time16 minutes
Yield: 12
Author: Amy Locurto

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 12 Sweet Hawaiian buns
  • 1 cup Pizza sauce
  • 2 cups Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Pepperoni slices
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons Melted butter
  • 2 cloves Fresh garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh basil chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  • Slice the Hawaiian rolls to fit your air fryer and place on top of a piece of foil. The foil is how you will transfer the sliders to the air fryer.
  • Spread a layer of pizza sauce over the bottom halves of the buns.
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  • Place pepperoni slices evenly on top of the cheese. Add any additional toppings you desire.
  • Add a little bit of Parmesan cheese as your next layer.
  • Sprinkle with half of the basil, you’ll use the rest for the topping.
  • Place the top half of the slider buns on the toppings to create sandwich-like structures.
  • In a small bowl, mix the melted butter, garlic and additional basil. Brush this mixture over the tops of the slider buns.
  • Using the edges of the foil, place the sliders into the air fryer basket and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 6-8 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the sliders are golden brown.
  • Once cooked, carefully remove the sliders from the air fryer using oven mits to hold onto the foil edges.
  • Place the entire batch of sliders onto a serving platter and serve while warm.
  • Serve with additional pizza sauce for dipping.

Notes

Oven Directions: Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the sliders are golden brown.?
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Recipe Video

Course: Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, appetizer, dinner, game day food, holiday party food, party food, pepperoni, pizza, pizza sliders, sliders, Snack
Calories: 231kcal

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 306IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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