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    Apple Pumpkin Fruit Roll-Ups

    Heather of Poppy Haus is with us today to share a delicious recipe for autumn inspired fruit roll-ups…

    We recently started making our own all fruit roll-ups using summer berries and mango.  My boys (and their friends) are crazy for them, and they’ve become a staple in their lunchbox. With the season changing and Halloween on it’s way, I mixed up an autumnal version using pumpkin, apple and a little cinnamon spice. Here’s the recipe…

    Ingredients:

    • 1 12.5 oz can pumpkin puree
    • 2 cups unsweetened apple sauce
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup

    Cooking tools:

    • 2 sheet pans
    • 2 silicone pan liners
    • A smoothing tool (I use a pie server)

    Apple Pumpkin Fruit Roll-upsPreheat oven to its lowest temperature (170 degrees). Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl, dividing mixture onto the sheet pans. Spread until about 1/4” thick, uniform at the edges. Place in the oven and allow to dehydrate over the course of 5-7 hours, until the center is set completely. Turn off the oven and cool to room temperature before peeling back.  Trim the crispy edges, and cut the fruit leather into 6″ squares. Roll up in wax paper, securing with a piece of tape.

    Enjoy!

     

    Heather

    Heather Jennings is an interior stylist and the editor of the site Make+Haus, where she writes about food, play, and design. Her work has been featured on Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart, Curbly, and Epicurious.  Heather earned her BA in Psychology and Gender Studies from The University of California, Davis, and has continued her studies in Interior Design.  She lives in Petaluma, CA, with her husband Adam and their two sons, who gladly serve as the official taste-testers for all of her family-friendly recipes.

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    1. I just got this off of pinterest and decided to also add some spinach to it. It tastes great and you don’t even taste the spinach. We will see how it turns out. I just blended the spinach into the applesauce. Thanks!!

    2. I want to try these so bad…is there any way to get this to work in a dehydrator? I don’t have any experience making fruit leather or using a dehydrator but I don’t have a working oven!

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