Oven dried fruit leather.

    1/4 cup sugar
    1/4 cup apple juice, any fruit juice would work or water
    4 cups peeled, cored and chopped apple
    4 cups peeled, cored and chopped pears

Preheat the oven to 150 degrees F (65 degrees C). Cover a baking sheet with a layer of waxed paper, waxed side up.
    In the container of a blender, combine the sugar, fruit juice, apple and pear. Cover and puree until smooth. Spread evenly on the prepared pan. Place the pan on the top rack of the oven.
    Bake for 5 to 6 hours, leaving the door to the oven partway open. Fruit is dry when the surface is no longer tacky and you can tear it like leather. Roll up on the wax paper and store in an airtight jar.

*Helpful hint: If it starts to brittle while dehydrating, brush it with a little water.  I use a pastry brush.

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