Easy + Cheap Dried Cinnamon Apples (perfect kid hiking snack!)

This week we’re going to be whipping up some dehydrated cinnamon apple snacks for the kiddos to take hiking – turns out, kids Cliff Bars are full of sugar (and expensive!)

Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind sugar, but I figured we needed to space it a bit and balnce with some healthier snacks.

Summer is a great time for us to stock up on fruits and veggies – alot of times there are bulk sales on things like apples and peaches, so we try and take advantage and so something with the extras!

easy dried cinnamon apples for hiking or camping with kids

How to make dried cinnamon apples

This is a pretty straight forward recipe, but still good to know! YUM!

Check out my article on hiking with toddlers here to see some ways to make it even easier (there’s more to it than lots of snacks!)

Easy and Healthy Dried Cinnamon Apples (perfect kid hiking snack!)

Easy and Healthy Dried Cinnamon Apples (perfect kid hiking snack!)

These cheap and easy to make dried cinnamon apples are the perfect snack to take hiking or camping as they are non perishable! It's a much easier way to get your fruit in without having to carefully carry fresh fruit!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 apples
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

    1. Using a mandolin slice the apples thinly slice apple snack for kids
    2. Place into a bowl and stir in the cinnamon to coat the apples evenly cinnamon apples dehydrated
    3. Place on the dehydrator trays in a single layer. Make sure that the apples do not overlap apples on dehydrator tray
    4. Place on the fruit setting for 6-9 hours or crispy

Here are some more tips to go camping with the kids!

See also
15 Mouth-Watering Grilled Skewer Recipes to Make At Camp!
easy dried cinnamon apples for hiking or camping with kids

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