Dehydrated strawberries are fantastic on cereals both hot o cold or, as a crisp and healthy hiking snack, or in a delicious sauce for your sweet treat on the trail. They are the perfect ingredient for gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free backpacking meals.

How to dehydrate strawberries

Step 1
Wash and rinse strawberries under cool running water.  Remove and discard green cups.

Step 2
Slice about  1/2 inch so they aren’t too thin and fragile once dried.

Step 3
Arrange sliced strawberries on dehydrator trays in a single layer.

Step 4
Dry at 135F/57C  for 6-14 hours (depends on dehydrator type) until leathery or crispy dry (as you like).

Store dried, cooled fruits in airtight containers or ziplock bags away from direct light or heat.

Recipes with dried strawberries:

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
No Bake Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

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