Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts Recipe

MJ & Britlee eating homemade pop-tarts

Kim’s cousin, Erin (with the help of her super cute kids) is a Pinterest extraordinaire! She found this recipe for Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts here that claim to taste a million times better and are made completely from scratch with real ingredients.

Making Homemade Poptarts

Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts Recipe

Pastry Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup  vegetable shortening, chilled
  • 1/2 cup ice water

Filling Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar (dark or light)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • egg wash: 1 large egg mixed with 2 teaspoons milk

Glaze Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1 Tablespoon milk (plus more as needed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

For full recipe instructions and step-by-step photos, check out Sally’s Baking Addiction.

These Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts were kid-tested and Erin approved!

Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts RecipeHomemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts Recipe

About the Author

Erin is a dental hygienist by day and a fashionisa 24/7. She is also Kim's first cousin and the wife of a cute firefighter and mother of two active kids.

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