Air Fryer Mini Pizzas (Biscuit Pizza)

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Air fryer mini pizzas are easy-to-make personal pizzas. These are irresistible, with a crispy crust, your favorite toppings, and gooey melted cheese. And they cook in 4 minutes!

This kid-friendly dish is perfect for your next pizza night. Everyone can pick their own toppings, which is sure to make this a family favorite.

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This recipe is simple enough to be an after-school snack but filling enough when you need a simple meal for a busy night.

Love pizza? Check out my Air Fryer Pizza recipe, Air Fryer Naan Pizza, or Air Fryer French Bread Pizza for more pizza ideas.

🍕Simple Ingredients

For exact amounts needed see the recipe card below

Refrigerated biscuits – Biscuits with flaky layers are easier to pull apart to make the crust. I like Pillsbury Grands for these snacks.

Pizza sauce – Use a jar of sauce or your own homemade pizza sauce. Spaghetti sauce also works if it is all you have!

Cheese – I use mozzarella cheese since it is the traditional pizza cheese. But other varieties work well, too, like cheddar cheese, feta cheese, or goat cheese.

Toppings – Pick your favorites! I used classic pepperoni and bell pepper. Check out other topping suggestions below.

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🥣How to Make Air Fryer Biscuit Pizzas

1. Prepare the Biscuits

Half of a biscuit makes the best crust thickness. Peel apart the flaky layers and divide each biscuit in half. Then flatten each piece of biscuit to make a 4-inch circle.

separating the biscuits
biscuit halves as pizza crusts

2. Add Toppings

Adding the toppings with the crusts in the air fryer is much easier. I have tried making these on a cutting board and moving them over, and toppings always fall off!

Start by putting parchment paper in the air fryer or spraying it with nonstick cooking spray. Don’t use a commercial spray oil, since it can damage the finish on the basket. I prefer parchment paper, and you can buy sheets that are perforated and precut to fit in the air fryer basket.

Place the dough circles into the air fryer, making sure not to overcrowd the basket. These cook so fast that making multiple batches takes little effort!

tomato sauce on mini pizza
adding toppings to the pizza

Add the pizza sauce, spreading about 1 tablespoon of sauce on each pizza crust. Then add other toppings such as pepperoni and green peppers. Don’t overload it with toppings!

Finally, sprinkle the cheese on top. The cheese should be heavy enough not to blow around the air fryer, and as it melts, it will anchor all the other toppings in place.

adding cheese to the mini pizza
biscuit pizzas after air frying

3. Air Fry the Mini Pizzas

Air fry the biscuit pizzas at 400 degrees F for 4 minutes. This is long enough to cook the biscuits, melt the cheese and combine all the flavors into a tasty personal pizza.

When they are done, the edges of the crust should be golden brown, and the cheese will just be starting to brown on top. Let them rest for 1 minute in the basket, then use a spatula to take them out and serve.

taking pizza out of air fryer

4. Make Another Batch

Keep making air fryer mini pizzas until you run out of biscuit dough. When you make an additional batch keep in mind that the air fryer basket will be hot, so wear oven mitts or be careful not to touch the sides when adding toppings.

Since the air fryer will be warm, cook the subsequent batches for 3 minutes, then check to see if they need an additional minute of cooking time.

Looking for ideas to use up leftover biscuits? Make Air Fryer Oreos, Garlic Cheese Balls, or Air Fryer Donuts!

🍄Other Topping Ideas

Use your favorite pizza toppings! Just make sure only to use cooked meats. These mini pizzas are a great way to use leftovers as everyone picks their own toppings. Use these suggestions for inspiration.

  • mushrooms
  • cooked Italian sausage
  • ham or other lunch meat
  • pineapple chunks
  • leftover cooked chicken
  • bacon
  • onion
  • black olives

💭How to Store

Refrigerator biscuits don’t keep well once the package is open, so it works well to use them all. Once the extras are cool, place them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will keep for 3 days.

To reheat, put them back in the air fryer and cook at 350 degrees F for 2 minutes. These reheated pizzas are great to have on hand for a quick snack time.

mini pizza on a cutting board in front of air fryer

⭐Tips for Making the Best Air Fryer Mini Pizzas

Be sure to check out the step by step instructions

  • Only use half of a biscuit for each crust. A whole biscuit will be too thick and end up soggy in the middle.
  • Use parchment paper or nonstick spray on the air fryer basket.
  • Adding the toppings with the crusts inside the basket is much easier.
  • Don’t use too many toppings! These are mini pizzas, so add just a few toppings to each.

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Air Fryer Mini Pizza Recipe

Published By Anne
Have a fun pizza night with Air Fryer Mini Pizzas! Make the crust from refrigerator biscuits, add your toppings, cheese, and cook 4 min.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time4 minutes
Total Time9 minutes
Servings: 5
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  • 1 can refrigerator biscuits such as Pillsbury Grands *see notes
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup pepperoni slices or mini pepperoni or mini pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup green pepper diced
  • fresh basil to garnish, optional


  • Open the package of biscuits. Take a biscuit and divide it in half by separating the layers.
    1 can refrigerator biscuits
  • Flatten each half to make dough circles about 4 inches wide.
  • Use parchment paper inside the air fryer or spray the basket with nonstick spray. Don’t use commercial spray oil since it can damage the basket.
  • Put the crusts in the air fryer basket, making sure not to overlap them.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon pizza sauce on each shell. Then add a few pepperoni, bell pepper, or your chosen toppings. Be careful not to add too many toppings.
    3/4 cup pizza sauce, 1/4 cup pepperoni slices or mini pepperoni, 1/4 cup green pepper
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of each pizza.
    1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Air fry at 400 degrees F for 4 minutes. They are done when the crust is golden brown, and the cheese is melted and just starting to brown.
  • Take the basket out and let them sit for 1 minute. Then remove the pizzas, garnish with fresh basil and enjoy.
    fresh basil
  • When making more batches use oven mitts to avoid touching the hot basket. Additionally, reduce the cooking time to 3 minutes, check the pizza, and decide if it needs another minute.


  • Measurements assume using a can of 5 Biscuits. Serving size assumes 2 mini pizzas per person.
  • Use your favorite toppings. Make sure any meats like ground sausage or ground beef are cooked before using.
  • Only use half of a biscuit for each crust. A whole biscuit will be too thick.
  • It is easier to add the toppings with the crusts inside the basket.
  • Don’t use too many toppings! These are mini pizzas, so add just a few toppings to each.

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Nutrition Information

Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 729mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 414IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition facts are estimates.

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