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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Quick Fruit Leathers

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Category: Snacks

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Fresh peaches, nectarines,
  • -pears
  • OR
  • 6 Plums
  • 4 1/2 ts Sugar
  • Plastic wrap for microwave


Servings: 6 or 7 fruit leathers


*DIRECTIONS* In blender or food processor, blend fruit and sugar until
smooth. Pour fruit puree' into micorwave-safe bowl and cook on high 8 - 10
minutes, or until puree' is reduced by about half. Lay a piece of microwave
safe plastic wrap on a 10 inch microwave safe plate. Evenly spread 1/4 c.
fruit mixture to a 6 1/2" diameter circle. Make sure edges are not too thin
or they will scorch. Elevate plate on to of inverted (upside down)
microwave safe saucer. Microwave at medium (50 %) power about 5 minutes or
until leather is no longer sticky in center. If more cooking time is
needed, cook at medium in 25 second increments, watching closely so that
leather does not burn.

Carefully place plastic wrap with fruit leather on wire rack to cool. Let
stand at room temperature overnight to dry. Repeat with remaining fruit
puree'. Roll up leathers in plastic wrap. Store at room temp up to a


Follow directions above through cooking fruit puree' in microwave. Let
cool. On plastic wrapped trays or cookie sheets, spread fruit into 6 1/2"
circle or rectangle 1/4" thick. Cover Pans with cheesecloth. Place pans in
direct sunlight for 12 - 24 hours until dry. Fruit leather is done when
edges pull back from plastic and center is no longer sticky.

Courtesy Of: Joann Pierce

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