Apple fruit chewy

Dehydrator recipe (we used Excalibur)
Suitable from 2 years upwards, and adults
100 % fruit No refined sugar
Keeps in an airtight container for 5 days


  • 3 apples, cored but skin left on,
  • 6 dates, soaked in boiling water for at least 10 minutes
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon


  • Drain the dates, discarding the soaking water
  • Blend the apples and drained dates in a food processor to a smooth paste
  • Add the cinnamon, blend
  • Spread the mixture in circles on a dehydrator tray lined with a texflex sheet or baking parchment
  • The mixture makes 6 to 8 circles
  • Spread thinly
  • Dehydrate on medium for 4 to 6 hours, until he mixture is set enough to lift the edges and turn over
  • Turn the chewie and dehydrate for a further 2 hours, until they are firm, crisp around the edge and chewy in the middle .