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Freezing Apple Slices

Learn just how quickly and easily you can freeze apple slices for later use such as baking apple pie, pie filling, apple crisp or canning apple butter or apple sauce when you have more time. This preserving hack is perfect for when you have an abundance of apples
Prep Time0 mins
Active Time0 mins
Course: Preserve
Keyword: Apple, baking, freeze, freezing, Preserving


  • apple peeler/corer
  • Pairing Knife
  • Large Bowl or Pot
  • Baking Sheets
  • parchment paper
  • Freezer
  • Freezer Bags


  • Abundance of Apples Green Apples freeze well, but can be bitter and less sweet than red apples
  • 1 tbsp salt Per 4 cups of warm water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice Per 4 cups of warm water


  • Wash, peel and core apples
  • Slice rounds into perfect bite size pieces with baking in mind
  • Place apple slices lemon salt water bath for five minutes
  • Drain
  • Lay on parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • flash freeze until fully frozen
  • Place apple slices into freezer bags pushing as much air out as possible
  • Label and add to freezer for long term storage ( up to one year )


Perfect solution for quickly preserving apples for the best fall and winter baking recipes like pies, crumbles, muffins, loaves and more