We loved our homemade apple sauce recipe last week! We ended up making double of it! just so we could have a go at making one of our favorite apple snacks to cook with kids. These apple and cinnamon fruit roll-ups are so easy to make. They taste delicious and are perfect for adding to a lunchbox or for snacks during the day. So here you go our apple fruit leathers recipe that kids can cook themselves.

collage making homemade fruit leathers with apple sauce

Fruit Leathers

Fruit leathers or roll-ups are so easy to make at home! These apple and cinnamon ones are ideal for kids to cook in autumn and taste delicious.

fruit leather being cut on a wooden chopping board and rolled up beside it ready for kids lunchboxes

Using our homemade slow cooker apple sauce you can make your own at home. Secure with parchment or greaseproof paper and store in an air tight container to eat as you wish.

homemade fruit leathers rolled up on a wooden chopping board

What we love most about this recipe is that it also saves us money. Budget-Friendly and easy to make!

fruit leathers rolled up ready for kids snacks

Love these apples and cinnamon fruit leathers then why not try this strawberry recipe for them that we found too!

apple and cinnamon fruit leathers on a wooden chopping board

Apple and Cinnamon Fruit Leathers

An easy recipe using homemade apple sauce to make a delicious snack for kids apple and cinnamon fruit leathers
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: Apple Recipes, Autumn Recipes, Cooking with Kids, Fall Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8 Fruit Leathers
Calories: 51kcal
Author: Cerys Parker


  • Baking Tray
  • Kitchen Scissors
  • Parchment Paper
  • Silicone baking tray liner


  • 4 cups homemade apple sauce


  • Preheat the oven to approximate 100C or around 200F. Line a baking tray with a silicone liner.
    making apple fruit leatehrs with homemade apple sauce
  • Spread the applesauce in an even layer over the mat. Place in the preheated oven and cook 6 to 8hours, until the applesauce has dehydrated.
  • When the applesauce has hardened, remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
    apple fruit roll-ups ready to cut and roll
  • Transfer the fruit leather to a piece of parchment paper. Use kitchen shears to cut the leather into one-inch strips. Roll each fruit leather up tostore until ready to eat.
    cutting the fruit leathers into strips to roll up for snacks
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Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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