Embark on a culinary journey of crispiness and cheesy decadence with Air Fryer Crispy and Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes – a delightful twist on the classic spud that combines the irresistible allure of crispy edges with the gooey richness of melted cheese. This inventive take on Hasselback potatoes showcases the air fryer’s prowess in achieving the perfect balance between a golden, crunchy exterior and a tender, flavorful interior.

To create these culinary gems, whole potatoes are meticulously sliced, creating a fan-like pattern that not only enhances their visual appeal but also ensures optimal crispiness. The air fryer, acting as a culinary wizard, transforms these potatoes into golden masterpieces with a satisfying crunch. But the magic doesn’t stop there – a generous sprinkle of cheese is added, turning each crevice into a gooey haven of cheesy goodness.

What sets these Air Fryer Crispy and Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes apart is their ability to deliver on both texture and flavor without the need for excessive oil. The air fryer achieves that sought-after crispiness while keeping the potatoes light and fluffy on the inside. The addition of melted cheese adds a layer of indulgence, creating a symphony of textures and tastes in every bite.

Imagine a plate adorned with these golden, cheesy potatoes, each slice offering a delightful combination of crispy and tender, savory and cheesy. Whether served as an impressive side dish or a stand-alone indulgence, these Hasselback Potatoes serve as a reminder that with the magic of the air fryer, wholesome ingredients can be transformed into a culinary masterpiece that satisfies both the eyes and the palate.

Air Fryer Crispy and Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes


  • 4 medium-sized potatoes, washed and scrubbed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut thin slices along each potato, making sure not to cut all the way through. Leave about 1/8 inch between each slice.
  3. Place the potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil, ensuring the oil gets into the slices. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer the potatoes to the air fryer basket, making sure they are not touching.
  5. Air fry for about 30-35 minutes, checking and flipping the potatoes halfway through, until they are crispy and cooked through.
  6. Mix the shredded cheddar and Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
  7. Sprinkle the cheese mixture between the slices of each potato.
  8. Air fry for an additional 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired and serve hot.

Nutritional Information (approximate, per serving):

Please note that these values are general estimates and can vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes. For accurate nutritional information, it’s best to calculate based on the specific products you use.

  • Calories: Approximately 250-300 calories per serving (one potato)
  • Protein: Around 10-12 grams per serving
  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 30-35 grams per serving
  • Fat: Around 10-12 grams per serving

These Air Fryer Crispy and Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes make for a delicious and visually appealing side dish. Adjust the seasoning and cheese amounts based on your taste preferences. Enjoy!