There’s something uniquely satisfying about biting into a crispy, sweet, and tangy apple chip. This delightful snack satisfies your cravings without the guilt. Yay!
Packed with flavor and crunch, apple chips are the epitome of the perfect on-the-go snack. Whether you’re rushing to work, going for a hike, or just chilling at home, these dehydrated slices of heaven are the ultimate convenient munch. T
The irresistible blend of natural sweetness and tartness, combined with their light and crispy texture, makes apple chips an all-around winner. Trust me, once you’ve had a taste, you’ll be reaching for more!
Reasons to love air fryer apple chips
- Healthy Alternative: Air fryer apple chips are a healthier alternative to traditional fried snacks. They encompass the same crispiness and flavor but with significantly lower fat and calories.
- Natural Sweetness: They are naturally sweet so you don’t need to worry about added sugars and artificial sweeteners.
- Easy to Make: Using an air fryer makes the process of preparing apple chips quick and easy. All you need are some apples and a bit of your favorite spices if desired.
- Portable: They make for an excellent on-the-go snack. Whether you’re at work, on a hike, or on a road trip, air fryer apple chips are convenient and mess-free.
- Long Shelf Life: Stored properly, these chips can last for weeks, allowing you to always have a healthy snack on hand.
- Versatile: Apple chips can be eaten on their own or used as a topping for salads, oatmeal, and desserts, adding a delightful crunch to your meals.
Other spice options to use on these apple chips
- Cinnamon: A classic choice for apples, adding a warm and sweet flavor.
- Nutmeg: Pairs well with cinnamon, giving a nutty and slightly sweet taste.
- Cardamom: Adds a unique slightly sweet, slightly spicy flavor.
- Clove: Offers a warm, sweet, and aromatic taste.
- Ginger Powder: Provides a spicy, slightly sweet flavor.
- Allspice: Gives a combination of flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.
- Vanilla Powder: Adds a sweet, creamy flavor profile.
- Star Anise: Delivers a sweet, licorice-like flavor.
- Lemon Zest: Provides a tangy flavor that complements the apple’s sweetness.
- Chili Powder: For those who like a spicy kick, it adds a hot and smoky flavor.
How to make these dried apple chips
- Slice apples with mandolin or knife into chip-like slices. Each apple will make 6-7 spices. Be sure to remove the stems and seeds. Then, use non-stick cooking spray to coat your air fryer basket.
- Place the apple slices in a mixing bowl, or spread them out on a cutting board and drizzle with coconut oil. Sprinkle with seasoning.
- Place 7-8 apple slices in a single layer in your air fryer basket at a time.
- Heat your air fryer to 375 degrees F. Cook for 5 minutes, then flip the apples over. Cook again for another 5 minutes.
- For a crispier apple, flip each side again and cook for 3 minutes.
Other air fryer recipes
Air Fryer Apple Chips Recipe
- Air Fryer
- 2 Medium Red Delicious Apples
- ½ Tbsp Nutmeg
- ½ Tbsp Cinnamon
- ½ Tbsp Coconut oil Optional
- any Amount Non stick cooking spray to coat air fryer basket (optional but helpful)
- Slice the apples with a mandolin or with a knife into chip like slices
- Each apple should make 6 or 7 slices
- Remove the stems and seeds
- Place apple slices in a mixing bowl or spread out on a cutting board and drizzle with coconut oil (optional) and sprinkle with seasoning
- Use the non stick cooking spray to coat the air fryer basket
- Place 7 to 8 apple slices in single layer in air fryer basket at a time
- Heat air fryer to 375 degrees F
- Cook for 5 minutes then flip apples over
- Cook again for another 5 minutes
- If you want them a little crispier, flip each side again and cook for 3 minutes