This no-sugar-added fruit snack is a healthy treat kids and adults will both love. It's perfect for packing in a lunchbox for school or work or just enjoying as a snack or better-for-you dessert at home. Source:, August 2017

Carolyn Casner


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with a nonstick baking mat.

  • Puree mangoes, water and lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, partially covered, until reduced to about 2 cups puree, about 20 minutes.

  • Pour the puree onto the prepared baking sheet. With a rubber spatula, very evenly spread into a thin rectangle, no thicker than 1/8 inch thick.

  • Bake until dry to the touch, 4 to 6 hours. Let cool completely.

  • Transfer the fruit leather to a piece of parchment paper (or wax paper) about the same size. Leaving the parchment underneath, roll the fruit leather closed into a long cylinder. Using a sharp knife or scissors, cut into 2-inch wide strips.


To make ahead: Store airtight for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; 0.6 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 2 mg sodium. 243 mg potassium; 21.6 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g fiber; 19 g sugar; 1.2 g protein; 1558 IU vitamin a iu; 53 mg vitamin c; 62 mcg folate; 16 mg calcium; 15 mg magnesium;

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My husband and I loved this recipe! It's very nostalgic unwrapping it from the parchment and I bet kids would love it even more. The mangoes are naturally sweet and colorful so I love that there's no added sugar or food dye. Read More