Homemade Pop-Tarts

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Create that healthy Homemade Pop-Tarts without all the loaded trans fat, preservatives, and sugar with this Homemade Pop-Tarts Recipe.

CATEGORY
Flours & Dough

DIFFICULTY
Advanced

YIELD
8 pop-tarts

TOTAL TIME
20 mins

Pop-Tart Ingredients

• 310 g All-Purpose Flour
• 3 g Salt
• 2 tsp Sugar (granulated)
• 225 g Butter (chilled &cubed)
• 60 ml Ice Water
• 180 ml Fruit Preserves (your flavor of choice)
• 1 Egg (beaten & with 1 tsp of water)

Frosting Ingredients

  1. • 2 tbsp Half & Half
    • ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract
    • 120 g Sugar (powdered)

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Pop-Tart Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 35°F. Prepare two (2) baking sheets and line them with parchment paper.
  2. Place the flour, salt, and sugar into your blender container.
  3. Turn the machine on and start blending on the medium speed setting. Pulse 3 to 4 times to combine the ingredients.
  4. Remove the lid and place the chilled butter cubes a few at a time while pulsing. Use a spatula as necessary to scrape the sides of the container.
  5. Pulse again while adding ice water. Make sure the dough is moving.
  6. Once all the ingredients have been combined, transfer the blender contents into a mixing bowl and shape it into a ball. Cut two equal portions and wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for one (1) hour.
  7. Dust the work surface with flour and roll each dough ball into a 13 X 11-inch rectangle. Cut each rectangle into eight (8) equal pieces.
  8. Evenly space four (4) pieces on each lined baking sheet. Place 1 tbsp of jam in the center of each dough and spread it out evenly.
  9. Place the remaining dough over the top of the jam and seal the edges with your fingertips.
  10. Crimp the edges of the dough using the prongs of a fork. Place in the freezer for one (1) hour.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes or until it’s golden brown.

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Frosting

  1. While the pastries are baking, rinse your blender container and add the half & half, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar.
  2. Turn the machine on and start blending on the slowest configuration and gradually increase the speed into its highest setting for 10-15 seconds.
  3. Once the pop-tarts finished baking, cool it on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  4. Put 1 tbsp of frosting on each pop-tart and spread over the pastry with a spatula. Top it off with sprinkles if desired. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
8 pop-tarts servings per container
Serving size 132 g (1 pop-tart)

Amount per serving
Calories 500
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 85mg 29%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 22%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 34g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g

Vitamin D mcg 0%
Potassium mg 0%
Not a significant source of calcium, or iron.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.