Easy & Healthy Chips!

Late Summer Bounty

Written by Gayle

Apples--at least when they are crisp--are one of my favorite snacks.  And I like to have them in all sorts of forms--muffins, pies, crisps, salads.  These little beauties are a great way to have apples and chips at the same time!

Dried Apple Chips

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You'll need only two ingredients--organic apples and cinnamon.  Almost any apples will do--whatever variety that you love.  And if you'd like them plain, skip the cinnamon!  Preheat your oven to 275 degrees.

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The hardest step is to core the apples.  I have an old-fashioned vegetable peeler that works great, but a straight, narrow paring knife works too.  A serrated knife is a little hard to control through the turn in this project.

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Then slice the apples thin and place in a single layer on a baking sheet.  You can line it with parchment paper or silpat, if desired.  Three apples filled my largest baking sheet

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Place in a pre-heated oven, and leave for one hour.  Then flip them over and dry for a second hour.  You'll want to check them periodically to be sure that they are not too dried out.


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These are a great snack to toss in school or work lunches!