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Baked Apple Chips

A delicious snack that you can consume at any time of the day while enjoying it at home, watching movies, or working: Apple Chips. You will not miss these chips, which are very easy to make, in your kitchen.

January 20, 2023
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Apple Chips
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 70 mins
Total 85 mins



  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °F (95 °C). Place parchment paper on the baking tray.
  2. Slice apples into thin circles with a mandolin slicer or a sharp knife.
  3. Remove the cores. Gently rub the cut apples with lemon juice so that they do not turn black.
  4. Place the apple slices in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  5. Optionally, sprinkle cinnamon on top of the apple slices.
  6. Bake the apple slices in the oven for 1-1.5 hours, until they are dry and crispy. Flip them once halfway through baking.
  7. Remove the apple chips from the oven. Transfer to a cooling rack and chill for about 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Eat healthy snacks at any time. If you want to serve with a different presentation, drizzle honey over it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Apple Chips
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g0.4%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Protein 0.5 g1%
Potassium 166 mg3.5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use firm and crispy apples. Apple types such as Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, and Fuji are ideal for this recipe. For more, you can check out our "Types of Apples" article.
  • Chop the apple slices into equal lengths and thicknesses. Be sure to thinly slice the apples. You can use a sharp knife or mandolin. This ensures that the apple slices are thin and cook evenly.
  • To make apple slices sweeter, you can soak them in a mixture of sugar and water before cooking.
  • To prevent the apples from browning, you can soak them in a mixture of water and lemon juice before cooking.
  • You can flavor apple slices with spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, or allspice.
  • Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the slices and the type of apple you use.
  • Set the cooking time and temperature. For chewy fruit chips, choose a longer cooking time and a lower temperature. For crispier fruit chips, cook the apple slices for a shorter time and at a higher temperature.
  • Do not overfill the baking tray. Otherwise, the fruit chips may not be cooked.
  • Check the apple slices to make sure they are not overcooked.
  • After the apples are cooked, cool them on the wire rack for at least 10 minutes. Thanks to this, the chips will be more crispy.
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Baked apple chips are delicious and healthy snacks. Crisp and sweet, these fruit chips are perfect for any meal, from breakfast to lunch. You can make apple chips in the oven, air fryer, or microwave.

Try this easy and delicious fruit chip recipe now. Enjoy your meal.

How To Make Apple Chips?

There are many ways to make apple chips. You can prepare delicious and crispy fruit chips with different cooking methods.

Oven: The most common method for making apple chips is baking them in the oven. Slice the apples thinly. Season them and bake at 95 °C (200 °F) until crispy.

Air Fryer: You can also use an air fryer to make apple chips. Thinly slice the apples, season, and place in the air fryer. Bake on low heat until dry and crispy.

Microwave: A quick and easy way to make apple chips. Thinly slice the apples and place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave the apple slices on high for 2-3 minutes.

You can use different cooking methods when making apple chips. When making apple chips, cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the slices and the type of apple you use. Therefore, check the apple chips constantly.

How To Make the Best Apple Chips?

Here are a few tips for making delicious and crunchy fruit chips at home:

  • Use fresh and ripe fruit.
  • Slice the fruit evenly and thinly. Use a mandolin or a sharp knife to slice the fruit. This ensures that they cook evenly and are crispy.
  • Remove the seeds or core of the fruit. Be sure to remove the seeds before slicing the fruit.
  • Season the fruit slices. You can flavor apple slices with spices such as sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. You can also brush it with lemon juice or honey to add some sweetness.
  • Dry the fruit slices. You can dry the fruit slices using an oven, fryer, or dryer. Be sure to dry the apples at a low temperature. Otherwise, the chips may burn.
  • Store fruit chips in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.

For more, check out our "How to Make Healthy Fruit & Veggie Chips?" article.

What Are The Best Apples To Use For Making Apple Chips?

Fresh and ripe apples are best for making apple chips. Sweet or sour apples can be used. Apple varieties such as Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Gala, Fuji, or Golden Delicious are ideal for apple chips.

For more, you can check out our "Types of Apples" article.

How To Prevent Apples from Browning?

There are several ways to prevent sliced apples from browning:

Lemon Juice: Lemon juice helps prevent apples from darkening. Squeeze some lemon juice over the apples or soak the apple slices in a mixture of water and lemon juice.

Salt Water: A mixture of water and salt can help prevent apples from browning. Salt helps slow down the oxidation process.

Olive Oil: Rubbing apple slices with a small amount of olive oil can help prevent browning. The oil creates a barrier that slows down the oxidation process.

Also, storing apples in a cool, dry place helps prevent them from darkening. Apples should be stored at about 30-35°F. Apples should be thoroughly dried after washing. It should be stored in an airtight container or plastic bag.

These methods slow down the browning process of apples. However, after the apple is sliced, it should be consumed within a few days or stored in the refrigerator.

What To Serve with Apple Chips?

Apple chips are delicious and healthy snacks on their own. It can be served with cinnamon or sugar. Homemade fruit chips can be added to oatmeal or yogurt for breakfast. These chips can be served as a garnish with tea, smoothies, or cocktails. This sweet snack can also be served with savory dishes. It goes well with dishes like grilled meat or chicken. It can be served with desserts such as apple chips, cake, and pies.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Apple Chips:

How To Store Baked Apple Chips?

You can store these homemade apple chips at room temperature. Refrigerate or freeze to extend shelf life.

Allow the apple chips to cool completely after cooking. You can then store it in an airtight container in a dry, cool place for up to 3 weeks.

Can Apple Chips Be Frozen? Yes. To extend the shelf life of apple chips, you can freeze them. Let the apple chips cool completely. Then place in an airtight container or freezer bag. This way, you can store it for several months.

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