I am a mom of four and a very frugal. If I buy applesauce cups for the kids, I don't throw them away. I wash them and make my own fruit cups to pack in their lunch. I cover the tops with Press 'n Seal. I buy the big cans of fruit (peaches, pineapple, fruit cocktail) from Sam's or Costco and can make many fruit cups much cheaper than paying over $2 for 4 cups.
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This recipe makes single serving fruit cups using mason jars or re-sealable plastic containers. These are great for school lunches.
Using the summer harvest of fruits available, I cut up oranges, apples, nectarines, grapes, watermelon and plums into a carved out watermelon bowl.
Here are three variations on frozen fruit in cups. Mix all together and freeze in 5 oz. plastic cups. Can thaw on "defrost" in microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Makes 12-18 cups. Delicious and very refreshing.