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Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

From "The Best of Gourmet 2002". If you use parchment on the baking sheets, the chips will tend to stick. A mandoline is a godsend, as the slices need to be very, very thin. All that aside, these are delicious.

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Line a baking sheet with baking pad or parchment.
  3. Sift together confectioners sugar and cumin twice to mix thoroughly.
  4. Sift half of the cumin sugar evenly onto the baking sheet.
  5. Cut apple crosswise into very thin, round slices (about 1/16 of an inch thick) with a mandoline.
  6. Arrange the 20 largest slices nearly touching on the baking sheet.(There will be some left over.).
  7. Evenly sift remaining sugar over slices.
  8. Bake slices in middle of oven until pale golden and beginning to crisp, about 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Immediately peel chips off pad or parchment and cool on a rack.
  10. Note: The remaining apples? Try the same thing, but use cinnamon in place of the cumin. :).