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Mini Pop Tarts

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How fun and tasty are these cute little mini pop tarts? I’ve seen pop tart and mini pie recipes before but it looked too putzy for me, however, this method using Pillsbury Pie Crusts make it a breeze! Who can resist little bite size pop tarts, or bite sized anything, for that matter! Try also this awesome Blueberry Crumble Pie made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts.
Mini Pop Tarts recipe

Mini Pop Tarts with cherry pie filling

Mini Pop Tarts

These little snacks come together quick with pre-made pie crusts, pie filling and prepared frosting.

Mini Pop Tarts made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts, cherry pie filling, frosting and sprinkles

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Pillsbury Pie Crusts
  • 1 Can Strawberry Pie Filling
  • I Can Vanilla Frosting
  • Food Coloring
  • Sprinkles and Jimmies

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Take both round pieces of pie crusts and trim off the edges so you have 2 square pieces the same size.

Mini Pop Tarts made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts - cut into a square
Divide the frosting into 3 small bowls and mix food coloring into 2 of the bowls with your choice of color and leave one bowl of frosting white.

vanilla frosting and food coloring
On one piece of your pie crust, take a teaspoon and put dollops of pie filling. You can fit 24-30 dollops on the crust.

making mini pop tarts put pie filling on pie crust
Place the other piece of crust on top of this one and cut the dough into strips about ¼ inch from each edge of the dollops of pie filling. You can see the pie filling through the dough so this is easy to do.

Mini Pop Tarts made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts
Using a fork, press along the edges to seal the 2 sheets of dough together around the edges of the filling.

mini pop tarts cut into strips and press fork around edges
Then cut strips the other direction so now you have individual little, filled pieces, and press the fork along the other edges to seal together. Place the little mini pop tarts on a cookie tray and put a tiny cut into the top of each tart.Mini Pop Tarts ready to bake
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cool.

baked mini pop tarts slightly brown around edges

Now the fun part –

frost mini pop tarts

Frost each pop tart and sprinkle with jimmies or sprinkles. Enjoy!

Mini Pop Tarts made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts

Look how cute they are!

Mini Pop Tarts made with Pillsbury Pie Crusts

Also, try making mini pies with a dab of blackberry jam. Brush the pies with whipped egg and sprinkle with sugar before baking. Yum!

Mini jam pies sprinkled with sugar

Mini Pop Tarts
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Serves: 2 doz
Ingredients
    • 1 pkg. Pillsbury Pie Crusts
    • 1 Can Strawberry Pie Filling
    • I Can Vanilla Frosting
    • Food Coloring
  • Sprinkles and Jimmies
Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    1. Take both round pieces of pie crusts and trim off the edges so you have 2 square pieces the same size.
    1. Divide the frosting into 3 small bowls and mix food coloring into 2 of the bowls with your choice of color and leave one bowl of frosting white.
    1. On one piece of your pie crust, take a teaspoon and put dollops of pie filling. You can fit 24-30 dollops on the crust.
    1. Place the other piece of crust on top of this one and cut the dough into strips about ¼ inch from each edge of the dollops of pie filling. You can see the pie filling through the dough so this is easy to do.
    1. Using a fork, press along the edges to seal the 2 sheets of dough together around the edges of the filling.
    1. Then cut strips the other direction so now you have individual little, filled pieces, and press the fork along the other edges to seal together.
    1. Place the little mini pop tarts on a cookie tray and put a tiny cut into the top of each tart.
    1. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cool
    1. Frost each pop tart and sprinkle with jimmies or sprinkles.
  1. Enjoy!

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