Friday, September 7, 2012

How to Make Fruit Roll Ups

Last year I canned Pear Sauce. I got some pears from a neighbor. My kids don't really care for pears, so I made pear sauce with the plan to make fruit roll ups. Well I finally got around to making them a couple months ago, and now I'm finally getting around to sharing it with you.

We'll start with the super easy pear roll ups first.

First spoon out pear sauce {or applesauce} onto fruit roll sheets that have been sprayed with cooking spray. Spread evenly. Dry at 130-140 until it is leather like and there are no sticky spots. This will take the better part of a day.  Peel it from the sheet and place onto wax paper. Roll up and cut into smaller pieces.These were pretty tasty. Way better than pears, in my opinion.

Want to try another flavor? We tried raspberry and strawberry. I must say I didn't care for the strawberry ones at all. But the raspberry ones are super yummy.

Place 2 pints raspberries in a blender. {I used frozen ones from our garden.} Add 2 cups applesauce {I used pear sauce} I also added a few spoonfuls of honey since raspberries tend to be tart.  Blend. Spread out evenly on greased fruit roll sheets. Dry at 130-140 for several hours. Remove from sheets and roll up in wax paper.

I want to try some blueberry flavored ones sometime. What flavor would you make?

Homemade Raspberry Fruit Roll Ups

Homemade Raspberry Fruit Roll Ups

Servings: 24
Author: Rachel Nielsen
Prep time: 15 MCook time: 3 hourTotal time: 3 H & 15 M
Make your own fruit roll ups with fruit and applesauce.


  • 2 pints raspberries
  • 2 c. applesauce
  • 2 T. honey


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Spread out evenly onto greased fruit roll sheets.
  4. Dry in a dehydrator at 130-140 for several hours, until not sticky, but still pliable.
  5. Remove from sheets and roll up in wax paper.


Make more flavors by substituting different fruits for the raspberries.



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  1. Great tutorial. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this and any other posts. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party. It runs from Wednesday to Sundays.
    I hope to see you there. I am your newest follower, and I would love for your to follow me also. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  2. These look strangely simple to make and a good treat for if you're trying to cut back on sweeties but still treat yourself.


  3. When I found your post at the Happy-Go-Lucky linky party, I had to check it out because I have a fruit roll up recipe too, but it doesn't call for apple sauce though I love that idea and will have to try it that way next time. You can check mine out at if you'd like.

  4. Yum! Someone just gave me a giant bag of plums. Do you think plum roll ups would be good?

  5. Confession: My dehydrator intimidates me a little bit. This looks so easy, though! I'm going to pin this to try!

    Thanks for sharing!

  6. What a fun treat for kids! And maybe Mama's too hehe :) I'd love if you came and shared at our healthy recipe link party.

  7. Oh how neat! My kids would love for me to buy fruit roll ups, but I won't because of the sugar. I can't wait to make these for them. Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  8. Hi! I found your post at "CHef-In-training" and would love for you to share it at my link party at See you at the party!

  9. You make it look so simple! Thanks for sharing.

  10. I've been meaning to try this myself and you certainly make it look possible :) Thank you for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  11. I definitely want to try this one day! Looks so good :)