As the perfect excuse to have dessert for breakfast, pop-tarts were your favorite ticket to sugary heaven. And why stop there? With 17 different flavors always available, you could eat frosted strawberry for breakfast, snack on brown sugar cinnamon during lunch, and come home to toast that new box of s’mores that you were saving from your little brother.

Now, with this easy recipe, you can let little Billy have that box of s’mores, rescue your wallet, and make a personalized batch of whatever flavor you want.

Just think: wild-berry frosted, strawberry filled, AND rainbow sprinkles? Game on. 

Homemade Pop-Tarts

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:7-8 minutes
  • Total Time:18 minutes
  • Servings:2-4
  • Easy


  • 1 box refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 small jar fruit preserves
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoon milk
  • Rainbow sprinkles
  • Step 1

    Roll out your pie crust and cut a big square out of the center. Then, cut that square in half. You should have 2 rectangles of pie crust. If you cut two pie crusts, then you should have 4 rectangles.

  • Step 2

    Spread about 1 teaspoon of jam on one half of each rectangle. Make sure to leave about an inch of space around the edges.

  • Step 3

    Fold each rectangle in half, covering the jam. Then, crimp the edges shut with a fork.

  • Step 4

    Bake them in the oven (or toaster oven) at 425°F for 7-8 minutes, or until golden brown.

  • Step 5

    In a bowl, mix the powdered sugar, milk, and sprinkles. Yes, making frosting is really that easy. 

  • Step 6

    Take the warm pop-tarts out and let them cool. Then, frost them with any design your heart desires and enjoy a bite of your childhood.