Lucky for us they are super easy to make! I've heard that you can make them in the oven if your oven temp can go very low, otherwise just pull out your dehydrator. (Any one will do!)
First start by finding some fruit. Fresh or frozen will do. I used strawberries. Add the strawberries to a stockpot and add in sweetener. You can use honey, turbinado, sugar, or succanat. I added about 1/4 c. sweetener per pound of fruit. Maybe even a little less.
Cook the fruit on the stove and mash it will you go. Cook until all the fruit is like a chunky sauce.
Then pour into the blender and pulse until smooth. At this stage I always added a banana into mine to make strawberry banana rolls. Be careful, the fruit is hot!
Some dehydrators come with fruit leather sheets. You can use these or just lay down parchment paper in your machine. I used unbleached parchment paper from If You Care. Spread the fruit in a layer on the sheet. The thickness only matters for the time cooked, the thing you want to be careful of is spreading the fruit all at the same thickness so it cooks evenly. I ended up spreading mine at about 1/4 inch thick so it wouldn't get brittle. (I had to cook it overnight)
Turn your dehydrator to 125F and dry the fruit for at least 6 to 8 hours depending on thickness.
The roll ups are done when they are no longer sticky but still remain pliable. Roll them up to store. The nice thing about these is that you don't need to refrigerate so they make a great road trip snack!
In case you were wondering I have a L'Equip FilterPro Food Dehydrator and I just love it! It's awesome for those of us with allergies because it actually has an air purifier in it so it filters all the air it draws in to dry your food. Plus it's super quiet, sometimes I forget it's running!
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