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How to Make Homemade Dried Apple Cinnamon Chips (or Rings)

Come learn how easy it is to dry apples at home, to create crispy apple chips - or soft chewy apple rings! These naturally-sweetened dried apples are a perfect healthy snack, and a great way to preserve your homegrown apple harvests.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Preserved Food, Snack
Keyword: Apple Chips, Dried Apple Rings

Equipment

  • Food Dehydrator, or Oven
  • Storage container, such as a mason jar with lid

Ingredients

  • Apples
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg (Optional)

Instructions

  • Wash and slice the apples into 1/8th inch thick rings or slices.
  • Fill the dehydrator trays full of sliced apple, make sure that the slices aren’t overlapping though it is okay if the apples edges are touching.
  • Next lightly season the apple slices with cinnamon and nutmeg (optional) if you choose to do so.
  • Dry in the dehydrator around 130 to 135 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 to 12 hours or until they are dried to your preference of texture. (If using an oven, bake the apples on 200 degrees Fahrenheit for about 6 hours)
  • Once dried, allow the apple rings or chips to cool before placing them in an airtight container for storage. Enjoy!