Dust thin apple slices with sugar and apple pie spice and slowly bake until crisp for this kid-pleasing snack.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Line two or three baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

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  • Using a mandoline or a serrated knife, cut apples crosswise into 1/8-inch slices. Arrange slices in a single layer on baking sheets. In a small bowl combine sugar and apple pie spice. Sprinkle apple slices with half of the sugar mixture. Use a pastry brush to brush mixture over apple slices to cover evenly. (Or, place the sugar mixture in a small sieve; holding the sieve over the apple slices, stir the mixture with a spoon to evenly disperse the sugar mixture over the apples.) Turn apple slices and repeat with remaining sugar mixture.

  • Bake for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until crisp, turning apple slices and rotating pans every 30 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store apple slices in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Tips

Tips: Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking or C&H Light Sugar and Stevia Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar. Per Serving with Substitute: Same as above, except 67 cal., 19 g carb. (13 g sugars). Exchanges: 0 carb.

If desired, substitute 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice for the apple pie spice.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 30.6g 10% DV; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugars 25.2g; fat 0.3g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 65.5IU 1% DV; vitamin c 6mg 10% DV; folate 3.6mcg 1% DV; calcium 25.1mg 3% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 7.2mg 3% DV; potassium 139mg 4% DV; sodium 1.8mg.