Apples were the first food we ever dried in our dehydrator. It was enough to hook us. They are so fun and easy. They always turn out really great. Everyone wants in on the action. One small drawback is that the prep time is almost too short. You just get it all set up, start peeling and slicing apples, and you’re close to done already. The dehydrator quickly fills up with fresh apple slices, then the waiting begins.
Using Dried Apple Slices
Once they are done, if you don’t eat them all right away, you can enjoy your dried apples slices long after winter has come. They also travel well, so they make great snacks for road trips. These are so good, they are like candy. I would say kids love them, but the truth is, everyone loves them. The best way to enjoy them is to eat them right out of the bag. Sharing is optional. But if you are kind hearted and frugally minded, you can put them in granola and trail mixes so that everyone can enjoy them. Chop them up and they make a nice addition to a bowl of hot oatmeal.
An Apple Peeler and A Dehydrator
You can dry your apple slices in an oven on low heat, but I always make them in my dehydrator. It’s just so much easier. Just peel your apples with an apple peeler, (which also removes the core and slices your apples), put them on the mesh trays, set your dehydrator to 135 degrees and wait 6 hours.
We Sell Dehydrators
If you would like to purchase a dehydrator, our Lequip FilterPro Dehydrator is the top of the line market leader in Dehydration Technology. It has lots of wonderful features that make a pleasure to use. We also sell the Lequip Dehydrator which is also very nice. Both have 1.2 sq. ft of drying space per tray and come with an initial 6 trays. Both expand to 20 trays.
Did you make these with your family? How was it? Please leave me a comment and let me know how you liked them.
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