Apple Chips

I can’t believe I’m even thinking about this type of thing around the holidays, I can’t even figure out what I need to do tomorrow, and I’m looking to the new year????
But on a walk a few weeks back I was talking with III about our goals for the new year. 
And like the other 3.9 million people who make new year’s resolutions, we decided we need to eat healthier.
Surprise.
***3.9 million is made up, an educated guess you might say

One step on this journey to better eating in the new year is to not eat as many chips. I literally eat them 5 days a week with my PB&J. And basically they add no benefit to my health…
Enter APPLE CHIPS
While visiting the farmer’s market in San Francisco we came across a free sampling of 
these delicious treats!
We tried one, then another…they were delicious
Once you pop the fun doesn’t stop!
My mission was to make some of my own as soon as we got back to our kitchen.
Have I convinced you to make your own?
What about for a holiday treat for your favorite neighbors…

Here is the simple recipe:
Apple Chips
Apples (I used Red Delicious) sliced thinly
Cinnamon
Sugar
Water
Before slicing the apples boil a mixture of 2 c. water & 1.5 c. sugar.
Once it reaches a boil move to the side and let cool.
Slice your apples, brush with lemon. Let your apple slices rest in the sugar/water mixture for about an hour.

Then place them on your baking sheet
(on my second go around I realized they work best directly on the baking sheet vs. parchment paper.)

Sprinkle the apples with a mixture of one part cinnamon to two parts sugar. 

Bake in the oven on 200 degrees for about 1.5 hours or until the apples are crisp!
Make sure they cool completely before storing in an air tight container. 
They should stay fresh for a few days :o)
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Comments

  1. My boys think that life means to eat as many apples as you can in one day! Can't wait to try these this afternoon during our baking frenzy.

  2. Can't wait to try these, thanks for sharing LB!

  3. I love how easy it looks, and I bet way better for you than regular chips LOL.

  4. My mouth waters just looking at the pics. Yum!

  5. Oh, these look so delicious! I'm going to have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  6. YUMMY! You just inspired me to go preheat my oven! :)
    Would love for you to link up @ Find Your Craft Friday over on my blog… Have a great Friday!

    Emily @ BabyBerry
    http://weinzapfelbabyberry.blogspot.com/

  7. I shouldn't read blogs with food when I'm hungry. These look so delicious, not to mention pretty and festive.

  8. These would make great neighbor gifts for Christmas. Come link them up.
    http://www.thecsiproject.com
    We have a great giveaway this week and you can always take home the top prize.

    Smiles,
    Dee, the CSI Girl

  9. I used to make those and string them up with cinnamon sticks and oranges, put a little cinnamon oil on them and they smelled sooo good!

  10. this is awesome. I am going to make these!!!

  11. this looks so good I'm going to have to try it I've love you to add it to my what we wore and made party over at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com

  12. This looks delicious! I love apples!

  13. I am definitely trying this! They look so delicious-I bet your house smelt beautiful while they were cooking too!

    Best Christmas wishes,
    Natasha.

  14. Oooh yummy. I definitely have to make some of those :)

  15. now these chips I could eat and eat :)

  16. these sound delicious! I am going to try them today I think, thanks for linking up!

  17. Yumm!! I haven't had apple chips in forever! And making them seems like an even better idea! I just bought some apples the other day. I'll be giving this a try. Thanks for sharing!

  18. Yummy! Hubby used to take apples to work all the time but lately he has snacking on nothing but chips. I'll have to sneak some of these in his lunch.

    Jamie
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/
    P.S. I have a giveaway going on. Come over and check it out.
    P.S.S. I have a linky every Monday would love you to stop by Monday and link up.

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