Homemade "Pop Tarts" Toaster Pastries Recipe

Looking for an easy Homemade "Pop Tarts" Toaster Pastries recipe? Learn how to make Homemade "Pop Tarts" Toaster Pastries using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ashley4314

Makes 16 servings



From Recipelink.com, see original here: http://www.recipelink.com/mf/31/7530 Very delicious, if not exactly health food!

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade "Pop Tarts" Toaster Pastries

1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Vegetable shortening
2 Eggs
2 1/2 cup All purpose flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1 cup jam, preserves, or fruit butter
1 Egg white, beaten with
1 tbsp milk
1/4 cup sugar, for sprinkling on top

Recipe Directions for Homemade "Pop Tarts" Toaster Pastries

  1. Cream together sugar and Crisco, beating until light. Beat in eggs until creamy, then stir in flour and baking powder to make soft dough.

  2. Divide dough evenly into 16 parts. Roll each part into a flattened ball and set aside on a plate. Wrap plate in plastic wrap and refrigerate two hours.

  3. Grease cookie sheet and set aside. Roll 1 ball dough into a rectangle about 1/16-inch thick. Spread 1 heaping teaspoon of filling evenly over dough leaving a generous margin. Roll out another ball into similar shape and lay it neatly over the first.

  4. Using sharp knife, trim the tart to approximately 3 1/2x5-inches and crimp edge with fingertips or tines of fork. Place tart on cookie sheet and prick top with fork.

  5. Optional

  6. lightly beat egg white with milk; brush tops of tarts and sprinkle with sugar, if desired.

  7. Bake 350 for 25 mins, until edges are browned. Prick again during first 10 mins of baking keep them flat. Cool, wrap, and store at room temp or frig. Tarts may also be iced.

Categories

Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 64.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
19mg
1%
Potassium
112mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
38.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
19.2g
Protein
3.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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