Apricot Leather

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 sheet

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Preserving fruit by this ancient method yields a fragrant, nutritious confection that has never gone out of style. Although generally considered a children’s snack in this country, glowing, translucent apricot leather is appreciated by all family members in Middle Eastern homes. Fresh apricots are usually difficult to obtain in prime condition in the United States and are enormously expensive, so we have used the flavorful dried fruit.

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