2/2/12

Apple Chips

These Apple Chips are my new favorite snack. Finally, a really tasty snack food that is healthy too. They're crispy like chips, but with a hint of cinnamon. I think kids would like these in their lunch boxes for a change of pace.



Apple Chips
3 medium apples
1 tablespoon fruit fresh dissolved in 2 cups water
Cinnamon sugar

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Prepare 2 sheet pans by lining with parchment paper. Wash and core the apples. Slice the apples about 1/8-inch thick in rounds. Dip the apple slices in the fruit fresh, then lay the slices on paper towels. After all the apples have been dipped and drained, lay them on the prepared parchment paper lined pans in a single layer. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon sugar. Bake in preheated oven for 3 hours, rotating the pans a couple of times during baking. Store cooled apple chips in an airtight container at room temperature.


I used an apple corer and a knife to prepare my apples. I think a mandoline would probably work well to slice the apples if you have one. I used Honeycrisp apples because that's the kind I had, but I think other types of apples would be delicious too.

Spread the apples in a single layer on the parchment paper.

Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon sugar.

Bake for 3 hours at 250 degrees.





These homemade Apple Chips are better than any others I have tried. They're very crispy and full of apple flavor.



20 comments:

  1. Oh wow! Those look yummy!

    Thanks for coming by my blog! I am very excited! I'm on the hunt for easy, healthy snacks to take for my breaks. (I have a couple of months). Would it be okay if I printed some of your recipes? I'll add copyright information and your URL to the pages. Let me know with a comment or an e-mail: ellafofella@gmail.com

    Thanks,

    Ella,

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  2. Hi,
    What kind of apples did you use? I couldn't tell from the photo. Would Granny Smith work? Or Jongold?

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  3. These look delisious! I ll definately try them!

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  4. Anita, you are so smart to provide a nutritious snack instead of potato chips or cookies etc. Many of us are trying to shed those holiday pounds that somehow found their way to our hips, so, thanks!
    Have a fantastic weekend!!---- Shannon

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  5. Yea, I yummy, healthy snack for big or little people!!

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  6. I love this idea! My two year old is a big fan of apples so this is perfect. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com. I'm your newest follower.

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  7. Thanks so much for linking up to CountryMommaCooks Link & Greet Party!
    Hope to see you next Saturday……Have a blessed week:)

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  8. These look delicious! I am going to have to make some. Yum.

    I'm your newest follower! Come say hi at Marriage from Scratch!

    ~Christina
    Www.marriagefromscratch.blogspot.com

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  9. Yummy! How long do they last (ok, let me be more specific - how long do they last if no one EATS them?) ie - do they store well? I LOVE APPLES!!! This would be a delightful snack! :)

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  10. These look delicious! I am definately going to need to make these!

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  11. Just dropping by again to say thanks for sharing this healthy snack on my blog party. I'm so thrilled that you come back each week Anita. Thanks for being a great friend.

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  12. Thanks so much for stopping by and linking up your deliciousness, Anita!
    ; )

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  13. This recipe looks delicious. We have a a hearty beef casserole. Come on over and check it out. We also have some great news today.

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  14. These look delicious and I bet I could get my kids to eat them, thanks for the idea!! :)

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  15. These do sound great! You know you're on to something if fruit sounds good to me. ;)

    --Julie

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  16. Come share this fabulous recipe at my Famous Linkz Party!!
    -Heather
    @ www.made-famous-by.com

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  17. These are great, and so easy. I'll be buying apples tomorrow for this cool recipe!

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  18. haha! i love it! I made all my friends mason jars filled with apple chips for christmas - so simple but so delicious! (and moderately healthy)...


    ....watch out for those apple corers though! Nearly took my palm off the first time i tried to use it!

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  19. Hi Anita! Happy Valentine's Day. Thanks again for always linking up with Thriving on Thursdays. I always love seeing what you've been up to.

    Anne xx

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