Maple-Apple Chips

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Recipe — Maple-Apple Chips
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4 portions
Metric Imperial


  • 3 medium apples (about 400 g / 14 oz), unpeeled, cored (if possible, choose Spartan, Cortland, McIntosh or Empire)
  • 2 tablespoons powdered maple sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 100 °C (200 °F).
  2. Using a mandoline, cut apples into thin slices.
  3. Arrange apple slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet so they do not overlap. Sprinkle with maple sugar.
  4. Bake on the centre rack for 2 hours without touching the apples. Once dried apples have cooled, store in an airtight container.

To maintain constant energy levels during sustained activity, you should consume carbohydrates during exercise or in-between sessions. This really simple recipe, made from just two natural and local ingredients, combines the great taste of apple with the subtle flavour of maple and provides the carbohydrates you need to keep going. These apple chips, which literally melt in your mouth, can be eaten at half-time or between periods in a soccer or hockey game, or simply as a snack. To maximize absorption of carbohydrates, it is also important to be well hydrated.Per 15 g serving (about 2 cups):65 calories; 0 g protein; 0 g fat; 17 g carbohydrates; 2 g fibre.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.