Homemade Pop Tart Recipe with S’mores Filling for Homemade Pop Tarts

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A while back I shared a recipe for pop tarts with sprinkles on the top. I filled those with peanut butter and jelly. Being gluten free feels so challenging sometimes. I find that making my own special treats is the best remedy for frustration. When I came across this pie crust mix, I knew right away that I wanted to try making my own pop tart recipe. I bought it and am so glad I trusted my thoughts because they came out perfect. Truth is, they are like a pie dessert that I can hold and eat with my hands. I am excited to share another one with this Homemade Pop Tart Recipe with S’mores Filling. It can be made with non gluten free pie crust too.

Homemade Pop Tart Recipe Smores

Ingredients for Gluten Free Pop Tarts

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Directions to Make S’Mores Homemade Pop Tarts

These are super fun to make but to be honest, take a little practice. The dough works best when it has chilled overnight in the refrigerator and then set out to get back to room temperature for a few hours. The dough is the key to being successful with the homemade pop tart recipe.

Step One

Roll the dough out into a big rectangle until approximately an eighth to a quarter of an inch thick. Then cut smaller rectangles from the rolled out dough.

Step Two

Add filling to your homemade pop tarts but not too much. Sprinkle some mini chocolate chips and sliced marshmallows on the rectangles. Put another dough rectangle on top and move to the cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Press around the edges (all the way around) to seal the filling inside. This homemade pop tart recipe is easy but if you skip this step, they will be a mess out of the oven.

Step Three

Bake the homemade pop tarts for 20 minutes at 350 degrees until edges are golden brown. Let cool completely before frosting.

Step Four

Drizzle a heavy portion of royal icing on your pop tarts then add crushed graham crackers and mini chocolate chips on top. Make sure the sprinkles are gluten free if that is desired.

Tips for the Best Pop-Tarts

  • Use dough while freshly made.
  • Don’t overfill the inside. If you want, you can add more to the toppings.
  • Be sure to seal the edges of the homemade pop tarts really well. If you don’t the filing might leak out. Squeeze all the way around with your fingers.
  • Eat your pop tarts within a couple of days. They don’t stay fresh for long.
  • If the filling does leak out, scrape it off before frosting and adding sprinkles.

Check out the recipe for the Peanut Butter and Jelly Filled Tarts with sprinkles too!

Homemade Pop Tarts with Peanut Butter and Jelly

Seven Great Reasons to Bake

For me baking is a great way to express myself. I believe that it is a form of creativity. I am excited to share my TOP seven reasons to bake with you. Know that baking doesn’t need to be “from scratch” to count. It always counts even when it is only halfway homemade.

  1. Baking is like meditation. I find going through the steps of making a recipe to very calming and relaxing.
  2. Also, Baking stirs the senses, literally and figuratively.
  3. When I bake cookies, cakes, pies and treats; I find myself feeling creative and happy in my heart.
  4. Sometimes my kids bake with me and it creates a great time to bond and connect.
  5. Homemade treats make great gifts. Especially Homemade Pop Tarts.
  6. Using recipes passed down from generations creates a magical connection to family.
  7. Honestly, baking boosts my morale. It is just plain good for the spirit.

More S’Mores Recipes

There are so many awesome ways to make sweet recipes with the ingredients that make up the famous and beloved S.Mores. Try them out and let me know what you think. If you want to give the ingredients for traditional s’mores as a gift, be sure to grab the adorable free printable here on the blog.

Easy to Make Smores Recipes

Free S’More Printable – This is part of a collection filled with awesome gift tags you can download FREE.

Gluten Free S’Mores Cookies – Made with gluten free cookies – no fire needed.

S’mores Hot Cocoa Recipe – This is delicious hot drink!

How fun would it be to eat this yummy pop tarts while playing this fun S’Mores version of Checkers?

Too busy to make this homemade pop tart recipe right away?! Pin it for later!  Pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

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Homemade Pop tarts with Smores Filling

Cheers and Love,

Laura

Yield: 12 Pop Tarts

Homemade Pop Tart Recipe with S'mores Filling for Homemade Pop Tarts

Homemade Pop Tart Recipe Smores

Yummy homemade treats that can be served as a sweet treat.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust Dough - I made mine with the Glutino Box Mix
  • Filling (Peanut Butter and Jelly) - You could use ANYTHING.
  • Royal Icing  - You can grab that recipe here on the blog. It is the BEST because it hardens.
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Marshmallows
  • Graham Crackers
  • Parchment Paper on Cookie Sheet

Instructions

  1. Roll out the dough and cut into rectangles.
  2. Add chocolate chips and marshmallows to top of half.
  3. Add another rectangle to the top and pinch the sides closed.
  4. Bake
  5. Add frosting and topping to the top once cooled, including crushed graham crackers.

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2 thoughts on “Homemade Pop Tart Recipe with S’mores Filling for Homemade Pop Tarts”

  1. ok ok ok ….these look like we might have to dig into the grocery store one more day this week for the twins to try this out!

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