I tried several homemade pop tart recipes and they ranged from buying store bought pie dough 👎to a time-consuming, overnight delicate, fancy pastry dough full of butter. Don’t get me wrong, I love butter. But, I need something in between. I want fast, unprocessed and flavorful. My niece and daughter were all about it. With a fork in hand, the girls helped me create this fun recipe. It took 20-25 minutes from start to finish including baking time. I call that a 👍. Bonus, all five of my taste testers gave it the green light 👊👏for the blog.
By: Bekie A
1/2 cup of Coconut oil
1 Tbsp butter
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp honey
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp sugar
1/2 cup ice water
2 cups of flour
-Makes 6-8 pop tarts
Using a fork, mix together everything but the water and flour. Once thoroughly combined, add the flour. Mix with the fork until crumbly. Make a well in the center and add in ice water. Combine gently and knead 2-3 times.
Quick option: dump all of the ingredients into a processor minus the water. Turn on low and add in ice water until combined into a mound of dough.
Put into the freezer for 5 min to chill. Meanwhile, set out fillings. You can use Jams, fresh fruit, nut butters, etc. Be creative. We decided to make plum (1-2 Tbsp of plum jam), s’mores, and a savory bacon and cheese. Divide the dough into two and roll out on a floured surface. Using a pastry or pizza cutter, cut into equal size squares.
Put filling into the center of the squares.
Bake on 370 until golden for 8-12 minutes.
Top with powdered sugar or drizzle with icing. We used leftover coconut cream icing that I had made for the banana cake.