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Good Morning, Friends!! Have question, already today. I buy those Smucker's frozen Peanut butter/jelly sandwiches for grandson. He doesn't care for regular made ones, since they seem to **drip, and make a mess**. I really want to make sandwiches he enjoys. The Smucker's ones are pretty expensive, $4.00/box of 4. Question is ~ do you think **panini makers** would make decent sandwiches? Have never used panini maker, but considering getting one. Thank You so much for your help. Sincerely, Kathy.

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Last updated: Feb. 27, 2014 9:53 am
Posted: Apr. 27, 2013 5:44 am
 
Commented by: the4taals
Apr. 27, 2013 5:52 am
I use mini pitas for my son's sandwiches since he doesn't like drippy or messy sandwiches either
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Apr. 27, 2013 6:11 am
A panini press will not seal the sandwich. I think the mini pita idea is a great solution.
 
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Recommended by: Janmarie1964
Apr. 27, 2013 6:13 am
It would depend on if you/he likes a heated/toasted sandwich. I'm sure they can be messy too. I like the idea of the pitas or Arnold makes a nice split flatbread that you can stuff with sandwich fixins...it's all contained.
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Maggi
Apr. 27, 2013 6:17 am
Kathy, just Google "Sandwich Sealer" and a variety come up. You just reminded me I have the Pampered Chef one that I need to locate. There are others available cheaper - even at grocery store, per reviews on the Wonder brand.
 
Commented by: Lucky Noodles
Apr. 27, 2013 6:24 am
Could you seal your own by taking a fork and going around all the edges? Just like a ravioli.
 
Commented by: Marie C.
Apr. 27, 2013 6:26 am
Well it looks like sealing a sandwich is easy using a drinking glass. You should not have to buy anything. Here is a link that shows how to do it. http://www.parenting.com/gallery/how-to-make-a-bento-box-sealed-sandwich?pnid=114035
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Maggi
Apr. 27, 2013 7:40 am
Good idea, Marie. Whatever you use, make sure to make croutons or stuffing with the crusts!!
 
Commented by: Molly
Apr. 27, 2013 12:32 pm
Pampered Chef makes an item called "Cut and Seal" that makes the very sandwiches you are talking about. When my son was little, I would make up a bunch of them and freeze them (long before the store bought kind was around). You can make whole sandwiches by using 2 slices of bread or mini ones by folding the bread. I still use it often for mini sandwiches filled with chicken salad, ham salad, tuna salad, etc. ~ http://www.pamperedchef.com/our_products/use_care/detail.jsp?productId=33 ~
 
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