Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks. Like many foods of that ilk, they definitely aren’t the healthiest foods out there, but they suffice every once in a while. Especially since kiddos seem to love them so much. If your family goes particularly crazy over the toasted treats, you may be happy to learn that you can create them all on your own in your kitchen with very little effort. From delicious jams to the ever popular brown sugar, these poptarts are about to save you tons of money and give you a major peace of mind.
1. Homemade Strawberry Poptarts
This simple poptart recipe includes a deliciously soft homemade pastry crust and a sweet but healthy strawberry jam based filling. The look and the sprinkled glaze is reminiscent of the original but the taste is way better.
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2. Homemade Chocolate Fudge Poptarts
Who doesn’t love fudge? Especially when the amount of fudge is essentially tripled in a single pastry. A doughy chocolate pastry is filled with a brown sugar and milk chocolate filling and the frosting is a decadent fudge meringue finished with a bit of salt.
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3. Homemade Pumpkin Pie Poptarts
You don’t have to wait until thanksgiving to enjoy pumpkin pie, especially when you can turn your favorite breakfast pastry into a pie flavored snack. These poptarts are full of a pumpkin puree and cream cheese based filling and topped with a deliciously sweet powdered sugar icing along with tons of fall-colored sprinkles.
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4. Homemade Blueberry Lemon Curd Poptarts
The pretty flower toppings aren’t the only thing that makes these poptarts so amazing, especially not with their freshly made lemon curd filling and dried blueberry icing.
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5. Homemade Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Poptarts
This homemade version of the iconic poptart flavor is so good that it might just blow your mind. Full of brown sugar and ground cinnamon and not much else, these tarts are completely free of any harmful, gross ingredients but totally full of deliciousness.
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6. Homemade Strawberry Nutella Poptarts
Kids and Nutella go together like…Wel, Nutella and literally everything else in the world. These traditional strawberry icing topped poptarts are made even better with the presence of a creamy hazelnut Nutella filling.
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7. Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Poptarts
Why have a boring old sandwich when you can have your peanut butter and jelly combines in a delicious, cool pastry? The concept is simple enough, slightly crispy dough filled to the brim with sweet strawberry jelly then topped with an awesome peanut butter-based frosting.
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8. Homemade Cookies and Cream Poptarts
Well, there’s no denying that these poptarts are just plain cool. Oreo sandwich cookies are combined with other sweet ingredients to create a thick, substantial filling, and the pastries are finished off with powdered sugar based icing and more crushed cookies.
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9. Homemade Pistachio Bakewell Poptarts
Nutty pistachios and sweet jam combine in these cute little poptarts. The traditional pastry dough is filled with a homemade pistachio-based paste and whatever type of jam you choose. So these poptarts are just as healthy as they are delicious.
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