Dehydrating Strawberries in a Convection Oven

I read somewhere that it is faster to dry fruits, etc. in a convection oven rather than in a conventional one.

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Six strawberries sliced thin and ready to go into the convection oven. I’m starting at 150° for 60 minutes. I’ve propped the door open a bit with a wooden skewer.
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The slices are starting to dry. I’m going to turn them and then put them back in for another hour
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Two hours. Definitely shrinking and the thinner pieces are almost ready.
Turned them and back in for another hour.
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Three hours. They are close but not done yet. They are tasty.
I’m not sure the result is worth the time involved, tho.

I ended up putting them into the oven for another hour and then forgot to get a final photo! They are good but they take just as long as drying them in a regular oven. Another thing-I can make a LOT more for the same amount of time if I dry them in my regular oven, which is what I’ll do next time.

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