‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin – but sometimes our pumpkin treats are more than a little messy. Enter pumpkin fruit leather! It has all the flavor of pumpkin pie in a grab and go snack. It’s gluten free and free of refined sugars, too. (Confession – while I was writing this I went and grabbed some to munch on – it’s addictive.)
This recipe is adapted from Mary Bell’s Dehydrator cookbook, which is my “go to” book for all things dehydrated. I prefer to use organic spices whenever possible, as they are not irradiated or sporting excess chemicals. The flavor and aroma generally knocks the socks off the average grocery store spices, too. Using homegrown pumpkin and you-pick or homegrown apples for applesauce, bulk dried coconut and honey helps make this treat budget friendly….