Kids love fruit leather, and by making your own, you know exactly what’s in it.
YIELD 12 servings
3 cups blackberries
1/4 cup mint leaves (optional)
1/4 cup honey
Finely grated rind of 1 lime
2 tablespoons lime juice
1. Preheat oven to 170F.
2. Place blackberries, mint leaves, honey, lime rind and lime juice in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 30 seconds. (If you are not a fan of seeds, strain the purée as best as you can.)
3. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour purée onto paper and spread thickly and evenly with a spatula. Bake 6 hours, or until no longer wet.
4. With scissors, cut paper in half. Roll halves into a cigar shape. Cut rolls into 2-inch segments and serve. Store in an airtight container. Makes 12 (2 x 6-inch) strips.
Per serving: 38 Calories, 0g Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 1mg Sodium, 10g Carbohydrate, 2g Fiber, 1g Protein
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