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oven dried cinnamon apples
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Oven Dried Apples

Oven Dried Apples make a tasty and satisfying snack on their own and also make a delicious accompaniment to granola!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dried apples
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup dried fruit
Calories 320kcal
Author Lauren Brennan

Ingredients

  • 2 large apples any kind
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 lemon juiced, about 1-1/2 tablespoons

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Place a cooling rack over a baking sheet and set aside.
  • Peel apples and slice (however you like) to desired thickness (around 1/8 inch). Place into large bowl and toss with lemon juice, sugar and cinnamon until all apples are evenly coated. (If you don’t want a slight lemon flavor in your apples, you can soak them in water and lemon juice first for 2-3 minutes, remove, pat dry and then coat in cinnamon and sugar.)
  • Place onto prepared racks in a single layer. Bake 45 minutes, turning apples half way through. Turn off oven and keep apples in hot oven for 2-3 hours or until desired texture is reached. Apples should be done when they are pliable, (not crispy!) slightly sticky (from the sugar) and completely dry to the touch. Remove from oven and store in air tight containers.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg