This post (along with all the fun comments) got me thinking of what makes me happy and eating home cooked meals in cozy fall clothes is pretty close to perfection. Dylan on the other hand would say...fruit leather. The kid can't get enough of it and although I know the store bought version isn't the worst thing in the world it certainly isn't great. But do I bribe him with it to sit in the grocery cart? Yup.
Strawberry Fruit Leather
slightly adapted from Weelicious: 140 Fast, Fresh, and Easy Recipes
3 cups fresh strawberries, stems removed
1 tablespoon honey or agave
2. Wiz strawberries and honey or agave in blender until smooth.
3. Pour mixture onto baking sheet and create an even layer with the back of a spatula.
4. Bake for 1 hour, or until the pink mixture is set and is not wet. Remember, cooking times will vary depending on how thick you spread your mixture and how much water (juice) is naturally in the fruit. Also, every oven is different so the cooking time may be more than 1 hour.
6. Using kitchen scissors or a pizza cutter, simply slice through parchment paper, cutting leather into 1" by 3" stripes.