Make Your Own Uncrustables October 15, 2012 – Posted in: freezer meal, money saving tips
Have you ever seen those “uncrustables” sandwiches that you can buy in the freezer section of your grocery store? In my opinion, they are pricey and not worth it at all. I guess you are paying for convenience. My kids had some free samples at thee grocery store once (thanks a lot, lady!) and really liked them. So, I decided to make my own… for cheap!
I get bread at a local place called “Budget Bakery” for cheap. It is hit or miss, depending on what the truck has brought that day, but I can get a loaf of white bread for around 65 cents. This stuff is not expired, either- so don’t think we are eating moldy bread or anything. I don’t go there all the time, but if I need a lot of bread or buns it is worth it.
I figure that you can handle making a good ol’ PB&J, but don’t get too close to the edges, because those crusts are still good for something… I will post about that later. Just trust me and save them.
I got this handy little tool at Walmart on an end cap for $1.97 and it seals the sandwich and trims off the crusts all in one push.
I put them on a cookie sheet and “flash freeze” them for a few minutes…
Then I wrap them up in plastic wrap and store them in the freezer. It makes a nice snack or saves the day in frantic last-minute lunch packing.