how to make homemade pop tarts

Homemade Pop tarts

  • Author: Lynette Rice
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Make your own pop tarts at home and fill them with peanut butter and jelly for a real treat!



  • 1 Pkg. Refrigerated Pie Crust
  • ¼ Cup Peanut Butter
  • ¼ Cup Jelly
  • 1 teaspoon Flour + extra for dusting
  • 1 Egg (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚.
  2. Cut out pie crust into 3×4 inch rectangles. Re-roll left over dough with rolling pin until you are out of dough, with both crusts you should get about 16 rectangles for 8 pastries.
  3. In a small Bowl mix the Jelly and Flour together.
  4. Place two alternating stripes of ½ – ¾ teas. Jelly mixture and Peanut Butter on half of the rectangles.
  5. Place a rectangle on top and seal with a forks tines working your way around the entire pastry.
  6. Place on a non-stick cookie sheet.
  7. Optional you can brush with an egg wash (egg beaten with 1 teas. of water) for better browning.
  8. Bake at 425˚ until golden brown. Approximately 10 minutes.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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