If you give a mom an apple…. or, to be precise, about 6 pounds of apples (a seasonal bargain from farmers’ market), she will make chips out of it. This is a super simple and surprisingly addictive treat that requires almost no preparation work and will become a hit with your family.

 

 

Here is how you can make this nutritious snack that also works great in lunchboxes.

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Preheat oven to 225F. Brush baking sheets with canola oil, to prevent the apple slices from sticking to it.

Wash apples and slice them very thinly, around 1/8 inch or less. The thinner the slices, the crispier the chips!

Place the apple slices on the baking sheet close to each other but with as little overlapping as possible.

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Sprinkle some cinnamon on the apple slices.

Bake for about 2 hours 30 minutes turning the chips once after about 1 hour 30 minutes.

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Let them cool completely before storing them away in releasable bags to preserve crispiness. They will turn soggy if left outside for too long.

Enjoy!

 

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