Try Recipes for Freeze Dried Apples

Freeze dried apples are loaded with fiber, essential vitamins, and antioxidants, making them one of the healthiest snacks you can get your hands on. Plus they’re downright delicious.

Not only are they tasty and nutritious, they’re also incredibly versatile! There are so many different ways to incorporate freeze dried apple slices into meals, desserts, and snacks so you’ll never get bored of them.

Consider these recipes for freeze dried apples: 

Apple Pie Trail Mix

Looking for a quick breakfast option or a tasty midday snack? Try this apple pie trail mix recipe.


  • 2 cups of honey nut cereal
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup of freeze dried apples
  • 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips or butterscotch chips

Freeze dried apples recipe instructions:

Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss together until well combined. Pour into an airtight container and keep at room temperature for as long as five days. Enjoy!

Apple Chutney

Apple Chutney makes a great alternative to applesauce that the whole family can enjoy. Create this side dish with pork or chicken for dinner. 


  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 2 cups freeze dried diced or sliced apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice  
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Freeze dried apples recipe steps: 

First, heat the butter over medium-high heat in a medium saucepan.

Next, add the freeze dried apples, pecans, apple cider, brown sugar, raisins, cranberries, lemon juice, and spices to the butter. Cover mixture until cider reduces and apples are tender. Stir well.

To serve, place in a side dish next to your main course or place right on top of the meat. Enjoy!

Freeze Dried Apple Pie

Apple pie with a slice cut out

Did you know that you can bake a pie with freeze dried apple slices? Now’s a great time to consider adding a food dehydrator to your appliance collection. Create this delicious dessert for the next family get-together:


  • 3 cups freeze dried apples
  • 2 1/2 cups apple cider
  • Pastry dough or two ready-made crusts for a 9-inch pie
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Freeze dried apples recipe instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Place freeze dried apples in a bowl. Also, prepare your pie crust in a pie pan. Set both aside.

Bring cider to a boil in a small saucepan. Once boiling, pour over freeze dried apples. Let the apples sit for an hour to rehydrate. 

Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well. After the hour wait, add the freeze dried apples. 

Spoon apple pie mixture into prepared pie pan. Top with the second ready made crust. Vent and brush with milk or butter.

Place pie in the oven and bake for about 50 minutes. Once ready, let cool before slicing. Enjoy!

Get What’s Apple’n for Your Recipes Using Freeze Dried Apples 

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Want to incorporate different freeze dried foods into a recipe? We have a variety of freeze dried fruit and granola options available to bring your vision to life. Freeze dried strawberries or freeze dried bananas can make delicious choices for a snack or dessert. 

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