10 Air-Fried State Fair Foods You Can Make at Home

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10 Air-Fried State Fair Foods You Can Make at Home

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August 10 2023


Craving fair food staples, but not willing to wait in line? You're in luck! Try these air-fried versions of popular fair foods! They'll turn out just as crispy and delicious as their blue ribbon-winning counter parts.

  1. Air-Fried Triple Ranch Cheese Curds

    If there are two things Midwesterners love, it's definitely cheese and ranch! Pair them together in this tasty air-fryer cheese curd recipe.

  2. Air-Fried Candy Bars

    These Air-Fried Candy Bars deserve a blue ribbon! SNICKERS®, cinnamon sugar, and dough come together to make a delicious state fair treat at home in the air fryer.

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  3. Air-Fried Potato Wedges with Buffalo Ketchup

    The only thing better than our air-fried russet potato wedges might be the super-simple buffalo ketchup.

  4. Air-Fried Caramel Corn

    Make state fair-worthy caramel corn at home using the air fryer! Pop the kernels in your air fryer and coat with a sweet homemade caramel sauce.

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  5. Air-Fried Cinna-Fries

    Air-fry Hy-Vee Bakery cinnamon rolls for a warm and gooey cinnamony treat that tastes like it came right from the food truck.

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  6. Air-Fried Angel Food Cake Churros

    Love churros but don't want to go through all the work to make them? Try our short cut by using Hy-Vee Bakery angel food cake. Just drizzle with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar then air-fry or bake to warm crispy goodness. 

  7. Air-Fried Poutine

    Skip the long lines at the state fair—these crispy air-fried French fries are smothered in homemade gravy and gooey cheese curds. What else could you ask for?

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  8. Air-Fried Oreos

    Your favorite sandwich cookie wrapped in crescent roll dough and air-fried? What could be better? Enjoy your air-fried Oreos with caramel sauce, glaze, and hot cocoa powder. 

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  9. Air-Fried Iowa Pork Loin Sandwich

    Enjoy fair food without the deep-fat frying when you air-fry pork loin for an Iowa classic sandwich. 

  10. Bacon Mac 'N' Cheese Balls

    Bacon and mac 'n' cheese—what could be better? Grab your air fryer to make these crispy cheesy bites.

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