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Homemade Uncrustables for Christmas

Skip the freezer aisle and make your own version of homemade uncrustables! The kids are going to love this festive Christmas spin on a lunchbox favorite!

a homemade Uncrustables sitting on a white plate with color sprinkles surrounding the plate

Even as a tween, PJ loves those frozen sandwiches. She can eat a whole box in one sitting now, but she still loves them. There have even been times where she does not wait for them to thaw to eat one. I feel that maybe, as a mom, I should prevent this from happening. But hey, it’s one less thing I have to cook in a day. 😉

Well, since those little things never seem to go on sale, we have started making our own. And since it’s Christmas, we put a fun holiday spin on them!

one sandwich with sprinkles sitting on a white table

Switch up the Flavors

We simply did peanut butter in these sandwiches, but the possibilities are endless on what you can do. Make a full peanut butter and jelly. Add some honey in with the peanut butter. Or some banana slices. Switch it up for Nutella. The options are endless.

Do I Have to Have a Sealer to Make Homemade Uncrustables?

Absolutely not. We simply used a round cookie cutter for this batch, but they weren’t going to last long and ended up not making it to the freezer. If you don’t have a sealer, use a glass that has a thick rim – press the glass down on top of the sandwich hard. Use a knife (or tear if you don’t want to dirty more utensils) to cut around the crust. Mom, eat the crusts while you put the uncrustables in a large Ziploc bag.

slices of bread cut into circles, one with a Christmas tree cut out of the center

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four Christmas Uncrustables on a white table with extra Christmas trees made from bread and sprinkles around them

Homemade Christmas Uncrustables

Skip the freezer aisle and make your own homemade version of uncrustables! The kids are going to love this festive Christmas spin on a lunchbox favorite!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • sprinkles optional


  • Take each piece of bread and cut out a circle using a cookie cutter
  • Take one circle and using a cookie cutter punch out a tree shape in the middle.
  • Take the full circle and spread on the peanut butter
  • Place the slice of bread with the tree cutout on top and add sprinkles to fill the cut out shape of the tree. Shake off excess sprinkles.


The recipe is written to make one sandwich, just increase bread slices and peanut butter to make as many sandwiches as you would like.
Keyword Christmas, Holidays, kid-friendly, Sandwich
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