Del Monte Fruit Cups for healthy back to school snacks: The “Five Fruit” Bar recipe #SmartSnack #CBias

With the return of school comes certain challenges such as maintaining healthy snacks combined with hectic schedules. We find ways to provide snack options that are both healthy and convenient by using Del Monte Fruit Cups. Del Monte Fruit Cups can be found in the Canned Fruit aisle at Walmart in varieties of the usual diced peaches or pears as well as several different Mixed Fruit kinds. I prefer the No Sugar added variety, which takes the sugar from 15 grams (g) to 5 g.

My boys LOVE fruit cups as they are, but they love what we can turn them into with minimal efforts. I love that there’s no cutting/peeling needed. This Fruit Bar contains a base of 5 different kinds of fruit (more depending on how you garnish) and tastes delicious!

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 The “Frozen Five” Fruit Bars

Ingredients:

  • 4- single serve Del Monte diced peach cups with juice
  • 2- Del Monte No Sugar Added Mixed Fruit Cups (drained)
  • 3 medium bananas, peeled
  • frozen juice concentrate (we used orange pineapple banana)
  • Blueberries or other fresh fruits for garnish (optional)
Directions:
Puree Del Monte diced peaches, bananas, and frozen juice concentrate
Blend until smooth
Fold in Del Monte No Sugar Added mixed fruit cups.

Pour into ice cream bar molds (or mini/regular cupcake pans, popsicle molds, etc…)

If garnishing, add extra fruit to each popsicle.

Add sticks (if using) Freeze until firm.
To serve: thaw for about 15 minutes for easy release.
Depending on mold makes about 2 dozen bars
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  1. I LOVE your mold! It’s awesome! The fruit bars sound totally yummy,too.