How to Dehydrate Apples for Longer Storage

Dehydrating apples is a great way to extend their shelf life and preserve their flavor. Plus, it’s a very simple process that anyone can do at home.

Learn how to dehydrate apples at home so you can store and enjoy your apples all year long.

How to Prepare Apples for Drying

Cut and core the apples. You can do this by hand, or if you plan on making lots of dehydrated apples, invest in an apple slicer/corer.

How to Dehydrate Apples in a Dehydrator

Arrange your apple slices on the dehydrator trays, making sure they are not overlapping as this will prevent even drying of the apples.

Step 1

Set the temperature of your dehydrator for 130-135 °F and turn it on for about 8 to 10 hours.

Step 2

Drying time will depend on the thickness of your apple slices, the conditions in your home, and how full the dehydrator is.

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