Before Autumn passes us by be sure to save some of the season's flavor with one or more of these ways to preserve apples.
Apples are an amazing part of the fall season. They're great fresh but also preserve well for the long, cold winter.
Apples are naturally sweet, high in vitamins, and work equally well spiced or plain.
Apples can also often be found rather frugally, ask around most folks who have a tree or two are often willing to share the abundance.
Preserving apples with canning is easy and full of tasty and easy options for long-term, shelf stable options.
Dried apples lend themselves to a variety culinary purposes from snacks to desserts and everything in between. They're light and full of filling nutrition making them perfect for road trips, hiking, and more:
Dehydrating Apples to Make Dried Apple Rings and Apple Chips
Super easy to make in the dehydrator. Apple chips are perfect for snacking, tossing into oatmeal, and mixing into cookies or muffin batter.
Freezing is a wonderful option if you have the space and/or are tired of canning or dehydrating.
Other Apple Preservation Methods
Want something a little different than the usual? The following options are full of fun and flavor.