Fruit Chips Recipe

What you need:

  • Fresh Strawberries or Peaches
  • Blender or other machine that purees
  • Dehydrator

I use a full flat of strawberries, cutting the tops off, washing them, then cutting them in half and putting them in a blender, about 2 cups at a time, and pureeing.

A flat is four full bowls like these, and makes 20 cups of puree.

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This pitcher holds 10 cups.  Here also are the plastic liners for the trays that hold the puree.

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Pour 2-1/2 cups of puree into each plastic liner in the tray.

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Set the dehydrator for about 140-145 degrees F.  Note:  there are 8 trays in this $150 dehydrator, complete with 2 kinds of liners, a good deal.  I have just 7 trays full of puree going here.

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After 4 hours, it’s still fluffy and has moisture.

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After 9 hours, the top is dry but the bottom is still moist.

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At 11 hours, I remove them from the liner, wash the sticky off the liners and flip the disk over to dry the bottom a bit more.

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This is 12 hours, but I let it dry for 2 more hours after this, for crispness.

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Here is the finished product!

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Ready for breaking up and bagging.  No added anything, just straight strawberry.

2 responses to “Fruit Chips Recipe

  1. This is just brilliant! I always wanted to know how it works, thanks!

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