Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls — Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls are a fun and easy appetizer or snack.

These rolls are loaded with cheese and ham and topped with pickles. They are perfect for parties or game-day snacks!

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls
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There is nothing like an Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls. This includes a significant slice of honey-baked ham, Pepper Jack Cheese, and a pickle. You get a quick sandwich or appetizer all wrapped in an egg roll.

This is my take if you have ever eaten a Ham and Pickle roll-up. I used to have them smothered in cream cheese, and my mom always served them with a hearty helping of horseradish. They were delicious and effortless to make.

These are a great and fun lunch for the entire family. I surprised my kids today while they were doing virtual school.

If you are looking for some other easy and fun air fryer appetizers, here are some of my favorites: AIR FRYER HOMEMADE FRENCH BREAD PIZZA, AIR FRYER GARLIC PARMESAN FRIES, and AIR FRYER MAC & CHEESE FLATBREAD PIZZA.

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls

This is a fun recipe, and my favorite way to serve these egg rolls is with a huge salad. So, you get the same experience of sandwich and salad. Because once you taste one of these, you will feel like a ham and cheese sandwich, all in one bite.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe!

  • They are easy to make and delicious.
  • A quick lunch or snack option that is filled with protein.
  • This recipe is fully adaptable. Change out the cheese for any of your favorites; some people love using cream cheese instead of a cheese slice.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls

Just because you’re following a healthy diet doesn’t mean you must miss out on all the deliciousness! These air fryer cheesy ham & pickle egg rolls are the perfect example. They’re healthy, easy to make, and so tasty. Plus, they only require a few simple ingredients. You’ll love them!

You will need a few ingredients to make this recipe,

How to Make Air Fryer Pickle Egg Rolls

Remember the step-by-step directions and detailed ingredient list are below, in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Deli Ham Slices: Use thinly sliced ham, but you can also use leftover ham from Christmas, Easter, or Thanksgiving!
  • Cheese: I used Pepper Jack, but Havarti works wonders here; or use cream cheese!
  • Egg Roll Wrappers: Found in the produce department, next to the tofu!
  • Pickle Spears: Drying them before adding them to the egg roll wrapper is key. Otherwise, the egg roll wrapper will get soggy!

How To Make Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls

If you’re looking for an exciting and tasty new way to enjoy your egg rolls, you’ve got to try adding cheese and ham to the mix! And since we all know that air fryers make the best egg rolls, this is a recipe you don’t want to miss. Follow these simple steps, and you’ll be enjoying a delicious, cheesy snack in no time.

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls (1).

In the center of the egg roll wrapper, add the sliced deli ham, your cheese, and a pickle spear. Use a pastry brush or your finger and wet the exterior of the egg roll wrapper.

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls (1)

Spray your air fryer basket. Roll your egg rolls up and place them into the air fryer basket. Spray with a bit of cooking spray so they crisp up. Set the temperature to 360 degrees F, air fryer setting for 8-10 minutes, flipping and spraying again with cooking spray.

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls (3)

Recipe Variations

Exploring different recipe variations can add a delightful twist to your Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls. Here are some creative ideas to try:

  • Different Cheeses: Swap out the usual cheese with varieties like Swiss for a nutty flavor, Gouda for a smooth and creamy taste, or Provolone for its mild and slightly sweet character. Each type of cheese brings a unique flavor and melting quality to the egg rolls.
  • Variety of Pickles: Experiment with different pickles, like bread and butter pickles for a sweeter touch, spicy pickles for an added kick, or even homemade pickles for a personalized flavor.
  • Change the Meat: Instead of ham, try using prosciutto for a saltier, more intense flavor, smoked turkey for a lighter option, or even salami for a more robust taste.
  • Spicy Twist: Add some jalapeños or a dash of hot sauce to the filling for a spicy version, perfect for those who enjoy extra heat.
  • Cream Cheese Addition: Incorporate some cream cheese into the filling for a creamy and tangy flavor that pairs beautifully with the ham and pickles.
  • Herb Infusion: Mix in some finely chopped herbs like dill, parsley, or chives into the cheese for an aromatic and fresh flavor profile.
  • Vegetable Inclusion: Add finely chopped onions, bell peppers, or spinach for added nutrition and a burst of color.
  • Sweet and Savory Sauce: For dipping, create a sweet and savory sauce by mixing honey mustard with a bit of barbecue sauce for a unique flavor that complements the ham and pickle combination.
  • Gluten-Free Option: Use gluten-free egg roll wrappers for those with dietary restrictions, ensuring all other ingredients are gluten-free as well.
  • ‘Everything Bagel’ Seasoning: Sprinkle some ‘Everything Bagel’ seasoning on the outside of the egg rolls before air frying for an extra burst of flavor.

These variations allow you to customize the Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls to suit different tastes and occasions, making the recipe versatile and exciting each time you prepare it.

Air Fryer Pickle Egg Rolls (7)

Recommended Dipping Sauces

I don’t know about you, but I love egg rolls. And while I could quickly just eat them plain, I thought it would be fun to jazz them up with some dipping sauce.

Some of my favorite dipping sauces to serve these along:

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Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls

Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings


Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls — Air Fryer Cheesy Ham & Pickle Egg Rolls are a fun and easy appetizer or snack to make. These rolls are loaded with cheese and ham and topped with pickles. They are perfect for parties or game-day snacks!


  • 12 egg roll wrappers
  • 12 slices cheese, Colby-Jack Cheese/Havarti or cream cheese
  • 12 slices deli ham
  • 12 large pickle, spears


  • Start by draining the pickles on a paper towel. This way, your egg rolls are not soggy.
  • Lay down an egg roll wrapper and then place a slice of ham in the center, followed by the cheese, then by the drained pickle spear. Wrap up tightly. Use water to seal the edges.
  • Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray, and then place your egg rolls into the basket. Spray them generously with cooking spray; this will help them crisp up. Set the air fryer to 360 degrees F, air fryer setting for 10 minutes, flipping and spraying at the halfway point.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!


  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray
  • Parchment Paper, optional


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 236kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 14gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 1681mgPotassium: 264mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 529IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 279mgIron: 1mg

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