Apple Chips

I have been making a post-Halloween attempt to not eat any sugar (ketchup excluded). Not sure how long it will last, but I am now 5 days in, thanks to a few emergency ‘sugar-free’ google searches… which surprisingly yielded some worthwhile results. This was one of my favourite discoveries- apple chips. With just one ingredient (guess), and very little labour involved, I quickly cleaned the entire supply of apples out of the fridge.

All you have to do is try and core the apples (or just hack away at them with a knife like me), then slice them thinly, using a mandolin (or a very sharp knife and steady hand). Then bake them in the oven (on a greased parchment lined pan) at about 210′ for 1 1/2- 2 hours, or until they feel dried out.

Unless you’ve got a million dollar mandolin, or no nerves in your fingertips, you will probably end up with some scraps….

There are all sorts of ways to mix these up, like sprinkling them with cinnamon or even some sugar, but this time I just left them plain.

Just whatever you do, don’t slice them too thinly (or forget to spray the pan)….or they will end up like my first batch.. (this was taken post-salvage)

Enjoy! And resist the urge to chase them with digestive biscuits.

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