Cook's Corner

Dried Apple Rings


Dried apple rings.5 apples

¼ cup lemon juice

1 quart water

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Core apple
  2. Mix lemon juice and water.
  3. Slice apples thinly (¼ inch thick).
  4. Dip apple slices into lemon juice and water mixture to prevent slices from turning brown.
  5. Remove slices from water and pat dry.
  6. Sprinkle slices with ground cinnamon.
  7. Arrange slices on wire baking sheet or cooling rack and put in oven. Or put slices directly on clean oven racks.
  8. Set oven at lowest temperature, about 150˚F, and prop door open to allow air to circulate and moisture to escape oven.
  9. Bake 5 to 8 hours until slices feel dry and leathery.

Makes 28 servings

Safety tip: To prevent burns and other injuries, an adult should slice ingredients and supervise use of the oven.