Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Pop tarts recipe

These are homemade version of that famous American breakfast favourite. You can have these ready in 15 minutes. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 2 sheets frozen shortcrust pastry, defrosted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 6 tbsp jam or 6 tsp cinnamon sugar


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper and set aside.

Brush one sheet all over with the beaten egg.

Lightly score the pastry into 6 rectangles.

Place the jam or cinnamon in each rectangle.

Place the second sheet of pastry on top of the first.

Cut into 6 rectangles. Use a fork to press the edges of each pastry together.

Brush with beaten egg.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden.


  • These Pop tarts aren't an exact copy but they are delicious pastries.
  • You can fill these with a tablespoon of Nutella for something different.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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