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How to Make Pineapple Coconut Leather

How to Make Pineapple Coconut Leather

Pineapple Coconut Leather

Pineapple coconut leather is one of the easiest and yummiest treats to dehydrate. I have always loved the flavor of the pineapple. I’ve been told recently that my grandmother loved pineapples. It was apparently her favorite. My dad would walk into town to get her one when they had extra money. It’s always special to know I share a small connection to someone I was related to.

You can make this recipe with fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple. I will be using canned for this recipe.

I use unsweetened coconut flakes in this recipe. You can use sweetened coconut flakes. It will make the leather a little sweeter. I also dehydrated my coconut flakes before I used them in this recipe. The dried coconut soaks up some of the pineapple liquid during the second dehydration.

Pineapple Coconut Leather - ingredientsIngredients

1 can pineapple crushed, slices or rings

1 package of unsweetened coconut flakes or shreds.

Coconut Oil  or spray


Fruit Roll-up Trays / Leather Trays

Let’s Get Started

Pineapple Coconut Leather -chunksOpen can of Pineapple. Then pour into a food processor.


Pineapple Coconut Leather -puree Use the standard chop blade to puree the can of pineapple.


Pineapple Coconut Leather - spread puree out on leather tray Grease leather tray with coconut oil.


Use parchment paper to line the tray. Remember to cut the center hole for the airflow.

Pineapple Coconut Leather - pineapple loaded on tray Scoop pineapple puree onto the leather tray. Spread out evenly.


Pineapple Coconut Leather - adding coconut Sprinkle coconut flakes on top. The flakes will start to sink into the puree.


Pineapple Coconut Leather - sprinkled coconut Place leather tray on dehydrator tray.

Dehydrate 130 degrees for 8-12 hours. Flip after 5 hours.

My dehydrator is a NESCO Snack Master Express Food Dehydrator.

Pineapple Coconut Leather - Dried Leather The leather is done drying when the sticky spots are gone.

Either roll while warm or allow to cool and break into chunks.

Pineapple Coconut Leather - Ready to eat After I break the leather into chunks, I use a vacuum sealer to store my leather in a mason jar.

I can store them in the mason jar for the long term.

I use a vacuum sealer with the Food Saver vacuum lid regular and wide mouth accessory.


Printable Recipe

Pineapple coconut leather Feature

Pineapple Coconut Leather
How to dehydrate a pineapple coconut leather
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • Dehydrator
  • Food Processor


  • 1 Can Pineapple crushed, or rings Can use fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple.
  • 1/4 Bag Coconut Flakes - Unsweetened


  • Open can of pineapple. Drain excess liquid.
  • Pour pineapple into a food processor bowl. Use the standard chopping blade.
  • Puree pineapple
  • Grease dehydrator leather tray with either coconut oil or spray. Can also use parchment paper if you do not have coconut oil. 
  • Spread the pineapple onto the leather tray.
  • Sprinkle coconut flakes all over the top of the pineapple puree. The coconut will sink into the pineapple. This helps it stick to the leather.
  • Dehydrate for 8-12 hours at 130 degrees. Flip the leather over halfway through the drying time.
  • The leather is dry when the sticky spot has dried.
  • Break or roll (while warm) for storage.
Keyword Coconut, Fruit Roll-up, Leather, Pineapple

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