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Air Fryer Hot Pockets

These homemade copycat "hot pockets" are simple, quick to make, and taste even better than the frozen kind! They are made with store-bought crescent rolls, pepperoni, pizza sauce, and mozzarella. Then, they're topped with homemade herb butter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time32 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, hot pockets
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 313kcal


  • 16 small slices of pepperoni
  • 2 cans of crescent roll dough
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning


  • Roll out one of the crescent dough cans and pin the seams closed.
  • Add a spoonful of pizza sauce, a large pinch of mozzarella, and 2 slices of pepperoni to the dough. Repeat this step 8 times, 1 inch apart.
  • Roll out the second can of crescent dough and pinch the seams closed.
  • Gently place the second sheet of crescent roll dough over the top of the first sheet.
  • Cut out each hot pocket carefully with a sharp knife.
  • Separate and pinch all the seams closed with a fork.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter.
  • Add the Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese to the butter and mix.
  • Place two hot pockets into the air fryer basket.
  • Using a basting brush, baste on the herb butter mixture.
  • Cook in the air fryer for about 6-8 minutes at 380 degrees F.
  • Repeat until all hot pockets are golden and flaky.
  • Enjoy with extra pizza sauce for dipping.


  • You can freeze these for up to 2 months. Reheat in the air fryer for 4-6 minutes at 370 degrees F.
  • You can refrigerate the extras for up to 3 days. Reheat in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes at 370 degrees F.


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 744mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg