Homemade “Poptarts” via CakeSpy

Yes, the time has come to feast your eyes on my first item made from CakeSpy’s New Cookbook. I have been so wrapped up in school and well, creating my own delicious treats, that I wasn’t able to try any of the recipes from her book…until NOW.

So here you have it. A gift, really. A terrific recipe and a few photos.

Homemade “Poptarts”

1/2 C Butter, cold and cubed

1 1/2 C Flour

1 Tsp Salt

4 Tbsp Milk

A filling of your choice: jam, peanut butter, etc.

Make the pastry:

Stir the flour and salt. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or fork. Once crumbly, add milk one tablespoon at a time until a soft dough forms.

On a floured surface, roll the dough into a rectangle. Cut dough into rectangular pieces, about 3X5 inches. Make sure you cut an even number!

Place half of the pastry rectangles on a greased cookie sheet. On each rectangle, scoop a tablespoon of your filling, then cover it with another pastry rectangle.

Using a fork, press all of the edges together to seal the pastry. Poke the top of each to allow steam to vent.

Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden.

If you wish to ice your pastries, combine powdered sugar and milk until you reach your desired consistency. Add sprinkles!

Like what you see? You too should get a copy of CakeSpy’s book: CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life!

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