Homemade fruit leather roll-ups are perfect for any kids' party.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees with rack in center. Place apricots in a large bowl, and cover with the water; let soak until they are completely soft, 30 to 45 minutes. Transfer to a fine sieve; drain, and reserve liquid.

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  • Place apricots in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade; add honey and sugar. Process until mixture is very smooth and easily spreadable. If it is too thick, add up to 1 tablespoon soaking liquid.

  • Cover two 10-by-15-inch baking sheets with plastic wrap. Divide puree between the sheets; spread in a thin, even layer with an offset spatula. Let dry in oven until mixture is firm but slightly tacky, about 8 hours or overnight. Remove from oven; let cool.

  • Peel fruit leather from plastic wrap, and cut into 1-inch-wide strips using a pizza cutter. Roll tightly into cylinders, and serve.

Cook's Notes

Fruit leather can be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored at room temperature for up to five days.

Reviews (2)

16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
02/15/2013
I would love to try this recipe, but have never used plastic wrap in the oven. Does this refer to cling wrap? And is it ok to use in a hot oven?
Rating: Unrated
07/16/2011
I have used this recipe for the past three years. My family loves it! We collect and dry most of our apricots every year and this recipe is a winner in school lunches and for gifting. When I asked my mom to give me a Christmas gift idea, she quickly replied, "Your delicious apricot fruit leather!"