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How To Make Dried Apple Chips At Home | Recipe

Med Coolman | Friday, May 19, 2017 | | | | | |

Homemade Dried Apple Chips

Dried apples are not only a nutritious snack, they're delicious too and so easy to make. All you need is water, apples and a little lemon juice and you can preserve a bunch of dried apples for the whole winter.

Pros of dehydrated apples: Gluten-FreeLow Carbohydrate, Low Fat, Low Calorie, Vegan, High-Fiber.


  • 2 large unpeeled apples
  • 4 cups of water
  • ½ cup of fresh lemon juice


Dried Apple Chips
 Dried Apple Slices
Position racks in the lower and upper third of oven and preheat your oven to 200 degrees F. Using parchment paper, line two large baking sheets.

In a medium bowl, combine the lemon juice and water. Using a sharp knife or a mandoline slice 2 large apples into coins as thin as possible (1/8 inch thick). Soak the apple slices in the lemon water for about thirty minutes.

Apple slices
Apple Slices
After thirty minutes, drain and pat using a kitchen or paper towel and place on the prepared baking sheets, preferably in a single layer. Bake the slices on the lower and upper racks for about an hour, remove flip the slices.

Return to the oven after flipping then bake for one more hour (2 hours for crispy apple chips) then turn off the oven and open the oven door. Leave the apples in there until the oven completely cools or for about 1-2 hours.

Dried apple rings health benefits 

Dried Apple Rings

Dehydrated apples provide a source of essential nutrients for your health and contribute to your healthy diet.

Dietary Fiber

One of the main benefits of dehydrated apples is their dietary fiber content A 1/3-cup serving of dried apples provides 2.5 grams of fiber. 

Fiber helps keep you regular, it bulks up and softens your stools to prevent constipation. It also slows digestion, preventing blood sugar spikes that leave you tired and hungry shortly after your meal. Since fiber helps keep you satisfied after a meal, dehydrated apples make for a filling snack.


They contain several B vitamins, which collectively support your metabolism and nourish your liver and skin.


Dehydrated apples also benefit your health due to their mineral content. Each cup serving contains 7 percent of your daily recommended intake of Potassium, a mineral essential to nerve and brain function. Dehydrated apples also contain a small amount of Iron, 8 percent of the recommended daily intake for men or 3 percent for women.

Good for Diabetics

Dried apples provide about 209 calories, they are also very low on the glycemic load scale (26), which is important for diabetics.

Dehydrated apples are a great snack to keep at your desk, stick in your kid's lunchbox, or pretty much anytime. Have another favorite healthy homemade snack idea? Share it with us in the comments.

Please, Don't forget to share the recipe with your friends, you will never know who among your friends might be in need of these healthy dried apple rings ;) 

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