Ontario Apple Chips
Contributed by: News Canada
(NC) - Crisp, oven baked apple chips with a hint of cinnamon-y-sweetness offer a nutritious solution for snack time. Portable, delicious and allergen free, these 'chips' make a great addition to any lunchbox or family outing. Have your little one help prepare their treat by measuring and sprinkling the cinnamon and sugar atop fresh sliced apples.
- 2 large Ontario apples*
- 2 tbsp (30mL) sugar
- 1 tsp (5mL) cinnamon
Preheat oven to 200 F (100 C).
Thinly slice apples crosswise about 1/8-inch (2 mm) thick with a mandoline or sharp knife. Arrange apple slices in a single layer on two parchment-lined rimmed baking sheets.
In small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon. Put mixture into a sieve and sprinkle evenly over apple slices.
Bake in the top and bottom third of the oven until apples are dry and crisp, about 2 hours. Remove from oven and let 'chips' cool completely before transferring to a sealed container for up to 3 days.
Try with your favourite apple variety or Idared, Empire, Crispin.
Serving Size: Makes 2 Cups (500 mL) Of Apple Chips
Nutritional Information: Per (1/4 cup) Serving: about 40 cal, 11 g carb, 1 g fibre. %RDI: vit C 4%