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Apricot Leather

Yield about 4 dozen


  • 1 (6-ounce) package dried apricots
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar

How to Make It

  1. Combine apricots and water in a medium saucepan; cover and let soak overnight.

  2. Bring apricot mixture to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; drain thoroughly, discarding liquid.

  3. Place apricots in container of an electric blender; process until smooth. Return pureed apricots to saucepan; stir in sugar. Bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; let cool 15 minutes.

  4. Line a 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pan with plastic wrap. Spread apricot mixture evenly in pan. Bake at 150°, with oven door opened slightly, 8 hours or overnight. Cool completely.

  5. Cut apricot leather into 1- x 3- inch strips; roll up each strip. Store in airtight containers.

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