Fruit Packets Recipe

Fruit Packets

Serves 4

These fruit packets are a fun way to serve dessert on a camping trip or at your next cook-out. Each foil packet serves two people – make them smaller if you want each person to create their own fruit packet.


  • Heavy duty aluminum foil
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 4 medium peaches, nectarines, or a combination, pitted and sliced
  • 2 plums, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • Optional:
  • Crumbled Metropolitan Market Triple Ginger Cookies
  • Nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. (Or preheat grill.)
  2. Cut 4 pieces of foil, each a 12-inch square.
  3. Put fruit slices in center of each square. Top each with 1 Tbsp butter, cut-up. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup marshmallows; you may add other toppings, as you like. Bring up two opposite sides of one foil square and fold together over fruit. Place packets on two large baking sheets.
  4. Bake or place on grill over a hot fire for 10 minutes, until packets puff, fruit is hot and gives off juices, and marshmallows melt.   
  5. Place packets on small plates. Carefully open each packet and enjoy. Serve with pound cake, cookies, or over ice cream, if you like. 
  6. Cook’s Tip:
  7. Sprinkle fruit with ground cinnamon or cinnamon-sugar before topping with butter and marshmallows.
  8. Vary with Berries: Replace plums with a handful of blueberries or raspberries. Or make a mixed, all-berry blend with a variety of berries (slice or halve strawberries if using). 
  9. Adult Treat: Add a tablespoon of your favorite fruit liqueur or brandy before folding packets. 


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings, does not include optional ingredients)
Calories: 220
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 30 mg
Sodium: 100 mg
Carbohydrates: 31 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 25 g
Protein: 2 g
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