Frozen Mini Sausage Rolls In Air Fryer

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If you love golden sausage rolls then you must try frozen mini sausage rolls in air fryer.

Party sausage rolls are beautifully golden, fast cooking and perfect for parties, buffets and the Christmas and New Year season.

Air Fryer Frozen Party Sausage Rolls
Air Fryer Frozen Party Sausage Rolls

Mini Sausage Rolls

Before I dive into mini sausage rolls, lets have a fun debate….would you call this recipe mini sausage rolls in air fryer or party sausage rolls in air fryer?

I would always call them party sausage rolls just because I think of these mini sausage rolls as something you would see at a party buffet. Just like you would expect to see vol au vents, cocktail sausages and some mini kievs.

But mini sausage rolls sound good too because they are a mini version of the traditional sausage roll.

You can also make mini sausage rolls yourself and not just do our Greggs mini sausage rolls like we are doing today.

When we made our last batch of air fryer homemade sausage rolls we did half as full sized sausage rolls and then did one lot that was cut into mini ones.

Both were delicious and it depends on your preference and how you plan on serving the sausage rolls and the occasion.

Today, I will be sharing you how to make frozen mini sausage rolls in air fryer, why I prefer Greggs mini sausage rolls, how long to cook mini sausage rolls in air fryer and so much more.

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How Do You Cook Small Frozen Sausage Rolls?

You can cook small frozen sausage rolls in the oven or the air fryer. Long before I had an air fryer I always baked frozen sausage rolls in the oven, but for the last 10 years I have just used the air fryer.

Should Frozen Sausage Rolls Be Thawed Before Cooking?

No need to thaw a mini sausage roll, they cook better from frozen, than they do if you thaw them first.

Our time and temp for these frozen mini sausage rolls is based on cooking them from frozen.

Can You Cook Mini Sausage Rolls In An Air Fryer?

Yes, you can cook mini sausage rolls in an air fryer and you will love the air fryer way.

Mini sausage rolls using the air fryer are beautifully golden, cook well, are not dry and you don’t have the worry that you forgot about them in the oven and left them on for too long.  

The only downside to mini sausage rolls in an air fryer is that you cant fit in as many, as you can on a single oven tray.

What Are The Best Mini Sausage Rolls To Buy?

The best frozen mini sausage rolls are Greggs Mini Sausage Rolls sold at Iceland. These taste so good and in our full size frozen sausage rolls in air fryer, we use the full size Greggs sausage rolls.

But I know we don’t all have an Iceland and Greggs produce near us and here are a few other alternatives to Iceland frozen mini sausage rolls:

  • Aldi Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Asda Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Costco Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Co Op Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Lidl Mini Sausage Rolls
  • M&S Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Morrisons Mini Sausage Rolls
  • Sainsburys Mini Sausage Rolls

What About Vegetarian Mini Sausage Rolls?

Of course, if you are a vegetarian the obvious choice would be quorn mini sausage rolls. After all air fryer quorn nuggets are nice so why not do the same for a sausage roll alternative?

But I prefer cheese and onion filled mini rolls instead. They are always sold next to the classic puff pastry mini sausage rolls and are a delicious plan B. Even though I love sausage rolls, I do love the cheesy version too.

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Mini Sausage Rolls Air Fryer Ingredients

Mini Sausage Rolls Air Fryer Ingredients

Sausage Rolls – We like Iceland mini sausage rolls, but you can use any favourite brand. Just remember one layer of party rolls in your air fryer otherwise they will stick together, and you won’t have a golden colour on them.

Egg – To get that amazing glow on the mini sausage roll we recommend brushing with egg wash. You can also flavour the egg wash if you prefer such as beating an egg with salt, pepper and some dried herbs.

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How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?

  • Layer. Let’s cook frozen mini sausage rolls. Add a single layer of frozen mini rolls into the air fryer basket. Its okay if they are touching side by side but they shouldn’t be on top of each other. We could fit 16 in a single layer in our air fryer.
  • Cook. Air fry mini frozen sausage rolls for 12 minutes at 180c/360f.
  • Brush. When the air fryer beeps, brush the top of the pastry with egg wash and then air fry for a final 4 minutes at 200c/400f.

How Long To Cook Mini Sausage Rolls In Air Fryer?

We recommend a frozen mini sausage rolls cooking time of JUST 16 minutes. This is perfect for both cooking the party sausage rolls and then making them golden just like how they are, when you buy them from a bakery.

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Frozen Mini Sausage Rolls In Air Fryer

If you love golden sausage rolls then you must try frozen mini sausage rolls in air fryer.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time16 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 712kcal


  • 16 Frozen Mini Sausage Rolls
  • 1 Egg beaten

Kitchen Gadgets


  • Add a layer of frozen mini sausage rolls into your air fryer basket making sure it is a single layer.
    How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?
  • Air fry frozen mini sausage rolls for 12 minutes at 180c/360f and whilst the air fryer is cooking the mini sausage rolls add an egg to a ramekin and beat with a fork.
    How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?
  • When the air fryer beeps, brush a layer of egg wash on top of the mini rolls.
    How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?
  • Air fry for another 4 minutes at the increased temperature of 200c/400f.
    How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?
  • When the air fryer beeps, the mini sausage rolls will be ready for serving.
    How To Air Fry Mini Sausage Rolls?


Vegetarian. We did two batches of frozen mini rolls in the air fryer. One batch were traditional sausage, and the others were cheese. If you are a vegetarian you can just opt for the cheese ones.
Thanks for reading our mini sausage rolls in air fryer on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to try more delicious air fryer party food do try our air fryer frozen bao buns next.


Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 73g | Fat: 143g | Saturated Fat: 46g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 19g | Monounsaturated Fat: 67g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 325mg | Sodium: 3027mg | Potassium: 1158mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.5g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 7mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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