Home Made Top Tarts!

Home Made Top Tarts!

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"I didn't think anything could be better than a toasted store bought pastry tart in the morning--until I made these. Very, very easy to make! Kids (and adults) love them!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 398 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 398 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.8g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Unroll the pie crusts, place on a lightly floured work surface, and roll the crusts slightly with a rolling pin to square the edges. Cut each crust into 8 equal-sized rectangles. Place about 2 teaspoons of strawberry jam in the center of 8 squares, and spread the jam out to within 1/4 inch of the edge of the pastry square. Top each with another pastry square, and use a fork to crimp the squares together, sealing in the jam. Use a knife to trim the pastries, if desired. Move the filled pastries to the prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are lightly golden brown, about 7 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheets. Meanwhile, stir together the confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla extract in a bowl to make a spreadable frosting. Spread the cooled tarts with frosting and sprinkle with colored sugar.

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Most helpful positive review

Simple, good recipe. The kids really enjoyed helping and eating these. I do recommend, however that you wet the edge of the bottom pastry sheet before topping and sealing it, to ensure a good se...

Most helpful critical review

I've been making homemade pop tarts for years. Smitten Kitchen has a recipe for the dough published that adds egg to the dough that really knocks these out of the park. "regular" pie crusts are ...

Simple, good recipe. The kids really enjoyed helping and eating these. I do recommend, however that you wet the edge of the bottom pastry sheet before topping and sealing it, to ensure a good se...

So much fun to make! I used the French Pastry Pie Crust recipe by TJ and some of my sister's homemade grape jelly, and didn't frost them. I wish I had poked holes in the top of them with a fork ...

These were DELICIOUS! I didn't have pie crust on hand and I only had whole wheat flour, so I used the recipe for "Basic Flaky Pie Crust" by stephanie and they were still great! My kids had a bla...

I've been making homemade pop tarts for years. Smitten Kitchen has a recipe for the dough published that adds egg to the dough that really knocks these out of the park. "regular" pie crusts are ...

Great recipe! This was so much fun to do with my niece. It produced great results and tasted really good too. The icing was a bit on the sweet side, but that's kinda how I remember pop-tarts ...

Better then poptarts which I can't stand. But, I think they would be even better with a pie filling. You do need to add a good glaze onto them.

Kids flipped for this. We had a blast this morning making these. We used both strawberry preserves and blackberry-currant jam. This was a VERY special treat. NOTE: I would like to try this with ...

So easy! We just cut our pie crust into 8 "slices" per crust and poked holes in the top crust with a fork. We didn't bother with the icing as it was so yummy by itself!

These were delicious! Very easy to make. I didn't worry about squaring up my dough. I just rolled both doughs out slightly, folded them in half, and then cut each into 4 pieces. Carefully un...