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Homemade Pop Tarts

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“We love these and they are so easy to make. Since we can't do "artificial" here, these are second best. First best, in my opinion.”
READY IN:
23mins
YIELD:
12 pop tarts
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F
  2. Combine flour and salt in a large bowl. Add shortening and butter and blend with a fork, pastry cutter, or your hands. Blend until mixture is fairly coarse. Add water, 1 tablespoons at a time, gently mixing dough after each addiction until dough forms a ball.
  3. Place dough on a lightly floured surface and roll into a square/rectangle. To about 1/8 thickness. Cut out long strips about 2 inches wide and 3 inches long. Repeat until dough runs out.
  4. Take one pie crust rectangle and lace 1 teaspoons of jam on top. Cover with another piece of pie crust and crimp all four edges. Repeat with the rest of dough. Place Pop-tarts on a baking sheet with parchment paper, and bake for 7-8 minutes.
  5. While pop-tarts are baking, make glaze. Place powdered sugar in a bowl. Pour milk slowing until it has a consistency of really thick syrup. 1/2 a tablespoons to 1 tablespoons might be enough.
  6. Once pop-tarts are done and cooled, top with glaze. Sprinkle and decorate with colorful sprinkle.

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