Cinnamon Apple Chips

Cinnamon Apple Chip Snackers

After a great family trip to Friske’s Apple Farm up in Northern Michigan last weekend, I’m still a bit obsessed with all things apple here.  We had such a a great time wandering the orchard with the kids, drinking hot cider and literally stuffing our faces with deliciously warm donuts!  Autumn in Michigan does not get better than this.

Gorgeous Ida Red Apples
Gorgeous Ida Red Apples

I couldn’t help myself but try to find a way to create a “healthy-ish” snack with these beautiful Ida Red apples we picked in the orchards.  Ida Reds are known for the perfect mix of tartness & juiciness, but really you can use whatever type of apple your heart fancies.  Try grabbing your own bushel of seasonal apples and make these for the week ahead. Perfect for a midmorning or afternoon snack that the kids and adults will both love!

Apple chips ready for baking!
Apple chips ready for baking!

What you'll need

  • 2-3 medium apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½  lemon, freshly squeezed

Prep + Bake

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. Place apple slices into a bowl and sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon & freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  3. Lay apple slices onto the parchment lined baking sheet so that no apples overlap. Cook for 2 – 2 ½ hours, rotating sheet halfway through.  
  4. Bake until dried out but still pliable.  Chips can be kept fresh & unrefrigerated for up to one week. Enjoy & snack away! 


Makes about 2 dozen chips

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Author:  Jennifer Kuhar


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