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Leftover Jelly Bean Pop-Tarts

Preparing a homemade version of the popular store-bought pastries is extremely easy, and placing rows of jelly beans in the middle is a vibrant way to make use of any straggler candy. The jelly beans become soft and slightly gooey while still the tarts are still warm; they form into flattened but soft little sugar lumps when cooled. More

S'more Pop-Tart Drop Cookies

Have you ever found yourself eating a chocolate cookie and thought to yourself that surely, surely there must be a way to heighten this delicious experience? This is the way. The answer is yes, and that thing is Pop-Tarts. More specifically, S'mores Pop-Tarts. More

BraveTart: Make Your Own Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts

Writing a nostalgia-fueled column about childhood junk foods has some occupational hazards. Trips to the grocery now involve huge chunks of time spent roaming the center aisles ("Chips Ahoy or Famous Amos? Oh, hello Pecan Sandies..."), my notebook at work has more pages devoted to Little Debbie than Petite Syrah, and my coworkers get irate when subjected to taste-testing the same thing twelve too many times ("Soft Batch, again?"). More

Homemade Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts

These Pop-Tarts boast everything you remember about the originals and even newcomers like me can appreciate their warm, spicy-sweet flavor. Frosting lovers will enjoy their irresistibly lickable icing while purists can opt to go au naturel. The real question is: will you butter yours? More

Bake the Book: Orange Marmalade-Mascarpone Pop-Tarts

When it comes to breakfast pastries, Pop-Tarts fall firmly into the low brow, guilty pleasure category. But their bad image can easily be made over if you forgo the store bought and opt for homemade. These Orange Marmalade-Mascarpone Pop Tarts from Handheld Pies have nothing on the s'mores filled versions. Encased in a buttery pâte brisée crust and filled with creamy mascarpone and bitter-sweet marmalade, these Pop-Tarts are more on par with croissants than rainbow sprinkle topped breakfast pastries. More

BraveTart: Make Your Own Pop-Tarts

Either Kellogg's now manufactures Pop-Tarts using a reformulated recipe or the tastebuds I possessed as a child had not developed enough to distinguish between crap and yum. As a kid, I thought Pop-Tarts represented the absolute pinnacle of deliciousness. I remember each nibble bringing supreme, no, divine pleasure. My adult palate, however, finds every bite a new adventure in disappointment. More

Strawberry 'Pop Tarts'

Either Kellogg's now manufactures Pop-Tarts using a reformulated recipe or the tastebuds I possessed as a child had not developed enough to distinguish between crap and yum. As a kid, I thought Pop-Tarts represented the absolute pinnacle of deliciousness. I remember each nibble bringing supreme, no, divine pleasure. My adult palate, however, finds every bite a new adventure in disappointment. More

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