Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dehydrated Apple Chips

Max Guthrie
January 21, 2015

-3 to 4 crisp, ripe, organic apples
-1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
-1 tablespoon of sugar


Slice off the top, stem side, of the apple and then slice the apple into thin rounds, somewhere between 1/4" to 1/8" thick.  Remove the seeds.  Peel can be left on or taken off.

Toss the sliced apples with cinnamon and sugar and arrange in a single layer in your dehydrator or onto a parchment paper-lined backing pan.

DEHYDRATOR:  Turn the dehydrator to 135 degrees F.  Allow the apples to dehydrate for 6 to 8 hours or until they are dried and as crisp as you want.

OVEN:  Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.  Bank the apple slices or 1 hour, then flip them and allow to bake for another 1 to 2 hours until the chips are no longer moist.  Flip the chips occasionally.

Store the apple chips in an airtight container to maintain crispness.


HINT:  Some of the thicker apple slices were still a bit moist so I should have increased the cooking time by another hour.

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