Decorative Dried Apples

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by gailanng

Beautiful dried apples tied with raffia or ribbon to be used as an ornament on a Christmas tree, wrapped gifts, gift baskets or even decorative bottles. Your imagination is the limit.

Top Review by French Tart

TRYING again! This is my THIRD attempt at posting a review! EXCELLENT instructions and a wonderful texture for dried apples, not too crispy and not too soggy. Mine took about 45 minutes longer to dry to the level I wanted, but my oven is running low at the moment. STUNNING and on my list for hampers for friends this Christmas. (Photos to be posted too.)


  1. Slice apples and cut fruit into 1/8 - 1/4 inch thick slices.
  2. Mix 2 tablespoons of salt in one gallon of water and soak fruit slices for 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from water.
  3. Spread slices on baking sheet and bake in 180 degree oven for 3 to 4 hours until dry, turning occasionally.
  4. Dust with cinnamon and string with raffia or ribbon.

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