What's the best apple for apple chips?

Apple chips are an easy make-ahead snack that’s perfect for those days when you’re constantly on-the-go. With nothing but good-for-you ingredients, they also make a great afternoon treat or healthy addition to any kid’s lunchbox. So the next time you have a few extra apples lying around, treat yourself to some delicious apple chips.

Granny Smith apples are a great place to start with their tart, zippy flavor, but depending on what flavors you like, there are a few different options that would work just as well. Gala and Honeycrisp have a natural sweetness that make a perfectly sweet apple chip, but Piñata® offers a sweetness with a bit of a tropical twist.

best apples for Apple Chips

Pro tips

  • Gala apples tend to be on the smaller side making their portion size just right for kiddos.
  • During the cooking process, you are slowly dehydrating the apple slices, so make sure you have time to dedicate to baking these as it can take a few hours.