Dried Apple Chips

  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 2:30 h
  • Ready In : 3:0 h

This is my third dried fruit (banana & strawberry)and I think my (and Harry’s) favourite. The cooking time really depends on how you like it, I dried half for 2 hours and the other half a little over 2.5 hours. You can eat them softer like you would find in most dried fruit bags, or really crisp them up – both lovely. 

Make a little dried fruit bag, great for school or daycare lunches. 

Tip: try sprinkling some cinnamon on a couple of slices for something different.

Tip: Apple chips are best eaten fresh when they are crisp and delicious. Store in an airtight container.

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  • 2 apples, cored and peeled
  • Lemon juice (to coat)


Step 1

Preheat the oven to between 80°C - 100°C -

Step 2

Slice the apple into 2-3mm thick pieces (as thin as you can - I used a mandolin) and
place on a baking tray lined with baking paper.  -

Step 3

Brush each slice with lemon and place in the oven for around 2hours (turn them half way to speed up the process). -

Step 4

Once you have desired texture, remove the apples from the oven (they will continue to crisp on cooling). -


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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Sophie on November 4, 2012

    Does it make a taste or texture difference whether you use green or red apples, old or new apples? I just chucked out 3 old apples today, but it was before I saw this post. Maybe I could have used them to make this delicious snack??

  2. posted by Jennifer on March 7, 2013

    Made these over the weekend and they were delish! I need to get a slicer thought, that would make it much quicker and I’m going to cook them longer the next time. They tend to soften after you put them in a container. My one year old daughter like them too!

    • posted by Allie on March 7, 2013

      Hi Jennifer. Thanks for the comment. I agree they do soften a little, but I quite like them soft too 🙂 The dried banana and strawberries are great too, Ax

  3. posted by Vicky on February 7, 2014

    How are they stored and how long will they keep?

  4. posted by Gina on July 17, 2015

    Do you brush both sides of the Apple slices with lemon ?

  5. posted by Jess on June 1, 2021

    Do you also put lemon on the dried banana and strawberries?

    • posted by Jess on June 1, 2021

      Answered my own question, please ignore. I see you linked the other two 🙂


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