Happy National Watermelon Day! To celebrate this refreshing fruit, I decided to stray from the norm and make my first fruit roll-ups. Behold: Watermelon Fruit Roll-Ups!
I will admit, these take a lot of patience but the result is worth it. With fruit season in full swing, I wanted to take advantage of the lower prices (especially on watermelon day) and try these snacks. Plus, who didn’t love fruit roll-ups when they were a kid?
So, to make these yummies, first preheat your oven to the lowest temperature (mine is 175 degrees). Then grab a very large watermelon and start cutting. Cut off the rind and cut the watermelon into cubes. Using a food processor or blender, blend the cubes until it looks like a slushy/puree. Here’s the tricky part: you want to get as much liquid out as possible. What? Yes, I know it’s odd because watermelon is 99.9% water 😉 but you need to try to get liquid out….