Freezing Apples
Recipe type: Side dish or dessert
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Freezing ripe apples allows you to have easy, ready-to-use apple slices whenever you want.
  • Apples
  • A bowl full of cold water
  • A lime or lemon, or a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • cookie sheets that fit into your freezer
  • Freezer bags
  1. Add the juice of a lime or small lemon, or the vinegar, to the bowl of water.
  2. Wash the apples.
  3. Peel several apples and drop them into the water to keep from browning.
  4. When bowl is full, slice apples into wedges that would be appropriate for pie, and drop the slices into the water.
  5. Place dipped slices onto a cookie sheet so that they don't overlap.
  6. Freeze cookie sheet with apples (about 20 - 30 minutes).
  7. Remove apples from sheet, place in marked freezer bag, flatten and squeeze out extra air, and place flat in freezer so that the bags can be stacked.
  8. Keeps for about a year.
Recipe by Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture at