Oven Dried Blueberries

If there’s one health-conscious blogger I always admire, it’s Lesley of Homemade Grits. She shared this super simple and healthy blueberry recipe.

Toss the berries with honey and spread them on a baking sheet…

Pop them in the oven on low heat and bake. Told you it was simple!

These dried berries are delicious sprinkled over yogurt or cereal, but also make a sweet snack just by themselves.

Too bad the leftover parchment paper is super sticky, it could pass for a funky piece of modern art. Don’t you think?

Photos by {Blue Eyed Yonder}

Oven Dried Blueberries
from Whole Living

What you will need:

1 cup blueberries
1 teaspoon honey

Heat oven to 225 degrees. Toss blueberries with honey in a bowl. Bake berries on a parchment-lined baking sheet until shriveled but still supple, about 2 hours. Let cool. Berries will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 month. This recipe yields 1/2 cup of berries.

Tip: Do not place too many berries in the oven at once. The amount of moisture released will cause the drying process to take FOREVER.

Posted 6/30/11, Topic: Eats

  • Your Southern Peach
    June 30, 2011 at 12:12 am |

    Yum! Thanks to you and Lesley for the tip. These would be great on a salad. Happy 4th!

  • lesley graham
    June 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm |


  • Kit
    July 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm |

    Curious if you think this would work with frozen blueberries? I guess I can always just try and see. But either way, great tip and thanks for sharing! I live in Alaska and we are going blueberry picking next month. I’ll definitely be trying a batch of these!

    • BlueEyedYonder
      July 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm |

      Hmm, that’s a good question. I’m not sure how that would turn out. If you give it a try let me know how it goes. Happy blueberry picking!

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