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.
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!
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
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
- Place apple slices into a bowl and sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon & freshly squeezed lemon juice.
- Lay apple slices onto the parchment lined baking sheet so that no apples overlap. Cook for 2 – 2 ½ hours, rotating sheet halfway through.
- 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