Air Fryer Mini Egg Shortbread Recipe

Air Fryer Mini Egg Shortbread Recipe These small egg shortbread squares made using an easy air fryer are a simple Easter dessert that’s perfect for gatherings with friends and family.

Chocolate tiny eggs are added to this recipe to give it a fun and distinctive variation on the traditional buttery, flaky shortbread.

Only five ingredients are needed for this easy air fryer shortbread recipe, all of which you probably already have in your kitchen (since who can live without a bag of little eggs at home.


Why this dish is sure to please:

  • This little egg shortbread takes much less time to prepare and bake when baked in an air fryer.
  • It’s ideal for Easter parties because of its festive appearance and brilliant little eggs decoration.
  • The recipe is quite adaptable and works well with modifications. This recipe lets you customise it to your desire by allowing you to change the sweetness, add ingredients to suit dietary requirements (such gluten-free or vegan choices), or try different kinds of chocolate or Easter candies for decoration.

Recipe By: Beth Sachs

Preparation Time: Seven minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
27 minutes in total
16 Servings; 279 Calories


Ingredients For Air Fryer Mini Egg Shortbread Recipe:


  • 315 g plain flour
  • 115 g granulated sugar
  • 225 g cubed unsalted butter
  • Chocolate Chips, 100 grams
  • 150 g of little eggs, cut in half using a sharp knife


Instructions For Air Fryer Mini Egg Shortbread Recipe:


  • Set the air fryer’s temperature to 170°C (340°F) and line a shallow baking pan that measures 20 cm (or any other size that fits within the air fryer’s basket) with baking paper.
  • In a mixing dish, combine the cubed butter, flour, and sugar; massage in with your hands to produce fine breadcrumbs.
  • 115 g of granulated sugar, 315 g of plain flour, and 225 g of unsalted butter
  • Add the tiny eggs and chocolate chips and stir.
    150 g Mini Eggs and 100 g Chocolate Chips
    Press the shortbread dough firmly into the prepared baking pan.
  • Fry in the air for 20 minutes, or until softly golden. After letting cool, cut into squares or bars.


Notes For Recipe:
  • First, warm your air fryer, just as you would with traditional baking.
  • The power and temperature of air fryers can vary. To avoid over-browning, begin checking your shortbread a few minutes before the recommended cooking time is up. They should be set and slightly golden, but keep in mind that they will solidify more as they cool.
  • Before slicing the shortbread into bars, let it cool.


Facts about Nutrition:
Serving Size of Air Fryer Mini Egg Shortbreads 279 Calories * Daily Value* Fat 26.6% and 17.g of Saturated Fat 10 g, or 63%, of trans fat Polyunsaturated Fat, 0.5 g One gram of monounsaturated fat 4 grams of cholesterol 30 mg/10% of sodium 4% mg 0% potassium 70 mg % of Carbohydrates 32 g 11% Fibre 1 g 4% Sugar 16 g/18% of protein 3.6% of Vitamin A 351 IU/7 % Calcium 13 milligrammes 1% Iron 1 mg 6% * Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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