I’m always on the hunt for new healthy snack ideas, especially ones that contain minimal ingredients and no added sugar.

Behold: homemade fruit roll-ups! With only 1 ingredient required: fruit! Which means these are not only super easy to make, but they have no added sugar, and are 100% all-natural!

homemade fruit leather

Now if you’d like to add a bit of sweetness, you’re welcome to add a tablespoon of honey or agave when you blend the fruit. I made these with strawberries and mangoes so far, both of which were definitely sweet enough on their own. But if you make it with raspberries or any fruit that is a bit more tart, I’d suggest sweetening it to your liking.

The only downside is that these will be in the oven for at least 3 hours, so it’s a bit time consuming to make. I’d make as many as you can in one batch to¬†stock up.

vegan fruit leather

Another thing to note is that you’ll be baking these on a plastic-lined sheet, but don’t worry about the plastic melting. The oven will be at a low temp of 170 so the plastic wrap doesn’t melt at all. The first time I made these I used parchment paper, not knowing that the fruit sticks to the paper and doesn’t peel off. (Oops!) You can also use a silicone non-stick mat as well.

strawberry fruit leather

Yay for healthy snacks!

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups
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Recipe type: Snack
Ingredients
  • 3-4 cups fruit of choice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees F.
  2. Blend fruit in a blender or food processor until pureed.
  3. Line a baking sheet with plastic wrap.
  4. Pour pureed fruit onto the plastic wrap and spread it into a ⅛ inch thick layer.
  5. Place in oven for about 4 hours until fruit is completely dried throughout.
  6. Let it cool for several minutes, then peel from plastic wrap.
  7. Trim edges with a pizza slicer or pair of clean scissors, then slice into 1-inch thick strips.
Serving size: 1 roll-up Calories: 30 Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 8g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 1mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 1g
Notes
Makes 6 servings.

vegan fruit roll-ups