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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Homemade Oven Baked Apple Chips

Make your own apple chips with very little effort. Just bake them in your oven and they are ready to be added to salads, used as garnishes for desserts or just be snacked on!

pile of homemade oven baked cinnamon sugar apple chips


     Apple chips are such a versatile fall treat.  You can use them to top cakes, toss them in salads or eat them as is.  Instead of buying them from the store, make them at home.  They are super easy and delicious.

caramel frosted cake with pile of apple chips on top

Tools for making oven baked apple chips

  There are no special tools or skills that are absolutely required to make these delicious apple chips.  However, a mandolin or some sort of slicer certainly makes getting thin and even slices much easier.

You will need:

Tools to make it easier:

Step by step instructions for making homemade apple chips in the oven

slicing apples thinly on mandolin to make apple chips


Cut apples into thin slices.  The more even the better, so use a mandoline slicer if you have one.

Spread out over a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with a small amount of cinnamon sugar if desired.

apple slices laid out on baking sheet ready to go in oven an be made into apple chips


Bake at 225℉  until mostly dried.  The edges will curl, but they won't necessarily feel dry to the touch immediately. They will harden a bit as they cool.

Store in an airtight container at room temperature.  Any moisture will make them soften a bit again. 

hand holding up a homemade apple chip with more apple chips in backgound

 Great uses for apple chips

caramel apple cupcakes with a drizzle of caramel and a homemade apple chip on top



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Yield: 24 servings
Author: Cooking With Carlee
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Homemade Oven Baked Apple Chips

Homemade Oven Baked Apple Chips

Make your own apple chips with very little effort. Just bake them in your oven and they are ready to be added to salads, used as garnishes for desserts or just be snacked on!
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 1 HourTotal time: 1 H & 10 M

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • optional: a teaspoon or so of cinnamon sugar

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 225 F and place a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  2. Slice apples 1/8-1/4" thick. This is done easiest on a mandolin.
  3. Place in a single layer on the baking sheet.  If desired, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  4. Bake for 45-60 minutes (they will take a bit longer the thicker you cut them) or until the edges start to curl. Turn off oven, but leave the door shut and let them sit for another 15 minutes or so.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

Calories

4.50

Fat (grams)

0.01

Sat. Fat (grams)

0.00

Carbs (grams)

1.20

Fiber (grams)

0.20

Net carbs

1.00

Sugar (grams)

0.92

Protein (grams)

0.02

Sodium (milligrams)

0.08

Cholesterol (grams)

0.00
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Apple chips are such a versatile fall treat.  You can use them to top cakes, toss them in salads or eat them as is.  Instead of buying them from the store, make them at home.  They are super easy and delicious.


6 comments:

  1. Great recipe! Reminds me I need to go make some. :)

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    1. I have made three or four batches already this fall! I have been putting them in everything!

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  2. Thank you for this recipe. I have been looking for apple chips (hard to find in stock that doesn't cost an arm & leg) after I pinned your recipe for Apple Spice Chex mix. Can't wait to try these!

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    1. I hope you love them! And you are right, apple chips are hard to find and cost way to much. These are definitely easy and much more affordable.

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  3. We just made these too. They are so good. I like how you used them to decorate!

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    1. They add such an easy frill to fall baked goods!

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