Apricot Sun Leather

These are really easy to make, keep for a long time, are a great snack and are full of vitamin A and iron among other things. This recipe is featured in the Hella Delicious 2012 Recipe Calendar.

  • 2 pounds apricots
  • 3/4 -1 c honey
  • 1/3 c water
  • salt

Slice apricots thinly. Reduce honey and water to make syrup. Add apricots- simmer about 4 min. Let sit overnight. Strain out juice and reduce. Add apricots. Pour over baking sheet in thin layer. Place in sun for 2-3 days.


  1. Vicky says:

    These look wonderful but placing in the sun is not an option in the UK! I wish i had a dehydrator!

  2. naomi says:

    I wish I could eat from your picture! There are similar snack with mango and it was good.

  3. Chava says:

    Word! I’m definitely trying this out before it gets too cold out! They look beautiful!

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