We have fruit trees, and end up with far more fruit than we can eat fresh, despite sharing with friends and neighbors. I go to the restaurant supply store and get a sleeve of 5 1/2 ounce individual serving cups (I pay about 5 dollars for 250, and several dollars more for lids) which means about 3 cents for a set.
We peel/cut/core the fruit (apples, peaches, pears) and cook them until they're soft enough to mash with a potato masher. We ladle the fruit sauces into the containers, put the tops on, label, and freeze. (I usually put a small amount of cinnamon sugar on some for my husband--he likes them a little sweeter than the daughters and I; otherwise, we use no sugar.)
This is a lot greener solution than buying these individual servings. Perhaps you will find recyclable containers you can use instead. I have a few things in my cupboard that would be the appropriate size, but I can't remember what I originally got in them.
I've been using the same set of half-pint, wide mouth (imagine what that would look like) jars for individual servings for about twenty years. Thanks for the tip, there are some lonesome peaches in my refrig now.
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