diy fruit roll ups
Posted on August 25, 2016

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

Summer is winding down, and we are getting back into the swing of school. I can remember back when I was a kid eating lunch with my friends; I was always most excited to see what snack was in my lunchbox. Even now as adults both my the Mr. and I take a lunch to work and I know he looks forward to seeing what sweet treat I packed in his lunch.
Our household is focusing on eating healthier; that doesn’t mean we totally give up sweet treats, but we do make better choices. While shopping at the Save-A-Lot in Birmingham, AL and seeing all the fresh fruit, I picked up some beautiful fresh berries to make these super simple roll up fruit strips. diy fruit roll upsSave-A-Lot is a grocery that keeps consumer’s budgets in mind and offers quality products at prices up to 40% lower than traditional grocery stores. I love berries, and while I can usually snag a deal on strawberries, the blackberries and raspberries are usually a little pricey. This week I hit the jackpot and with all the berries reasonable prices I picked up all three to make a mixed berry rollup.
diy fruit roll upsThese fun and fruity roll-ups are super simple to make, and your kids will love finding them in their lunchboxes. The fruit is the main ingredient in this recipe; I added a little bit of honey for just a touch of additional sweetness.Ingredients: 16 0z Fruit
Sweetener to taste
Step 1: Rinse Fruit
Step 2: Add Sweetener if desired
Step 3: Puree until smooth 
diy fruit roll upsStep 4: Pour mixture onto silicone baking mat ( If you don’t have a silicone mat you can line a cookie sheet with plastic wrap. Do not use parchment or wax paper for this step)
Step 5: Bake mixture on low heat 170-200° for 3-4 hours or until the center of the mixture is no longer tacky
Step 6: Remove from baking sheet and allow to cool
Step 7: Trim the edges and place fruit square on wax paper
diy fruit roll upsStep 8: Cut into strips and roll up. You can tie with string, tape or use a sticker as I did to keep the rolls in place.
Yields: Approximately 10 stripsBack to School with Save-A-Lot, find your nearest store here and enter the giveaway below to win one of two Save-A-Lot gift cards. Show us those back to school lunches in the #PackNSnap Sweepstakes

HOW TO ENTER: Step 1: SNAP IT: Take a photo of your back-to-school lunch, breakfast or on the-go snack Step 2: SHARE IT: Upload your photo on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook Step 3: TAG IT:  Make sure to include #PackNSnap to qualify Sweepstakes runs from 7/27-9/7 GRAND PRIZE: $100 Save-A-Lot Gift Card + Ipad Mini 2




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  • Keri Justice

    Yes I have 2 kids who pack sometime for school!

  • shellypeterson

    I pack lunch for my son.

  • Elle

    I pack lunches for everyone, myself included.

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