How to Make your Own Pop-Tarts Cereal

Mini Pop Tart Cereal Public Lives Secret Recipes

Pop-Tarts + Cereal = Game over.  Two of the most classic breakfast items have been brought together in this recipe by Public Lives.  Read below for the list of ingredients, and the step-by-step process.

for the pop-tarts:

  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup butter
  • pinch of salt
  • water

for the filling (all are optional, the following is what PLSR used):

  • nutella
  • peanut butter
  • jelly
  • raspberry jam
  • blueberry jam
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 tbsp water

for the glaze:

  • 4-6 tbsp lemon juice or vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 drop food coloring

for the toppings (all are optional, the following is what PLSR used):

  • blueberries
  • raspberries
  • chocolate chips
  • nutella
  • peanut butter
  • jelly
  • chocolate
  • sprinkles

Here’s the step-by-step process on how to make them:

Step 1:
Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2:
In food processor, combine flour, sugar, butter, & salt.

Step 3:
Pour mixture into large mixing bowl & add in one egg yolk.

Step 4:
Knead with your hands until smooth.

Step 5:
Let sit in refrigerator for 1.5 hours.

Step 6:
Preheat oven to 360 F.

Step 7:
Mix in extra egg yolk to dough. Add water in increments of 1 tablespoon as needed to help dough stick together. Place dough on large cutting board & roll out until about 1.5 cm in height.

Step 8:
Cut dough into even number of tiny rectangles.

Step 9:
Place half of the rectangles on parchment paper & place 1 tsp of filling directly in center of dough.

Step 10:
In separate small bowl, combine egg yolk & water.

Step 11:
Brush the edges of filled dough with egg & water mixture.

Step 12:
Place evenly sized dough on top of filled dough & press down on sides to close.

Step 13:
Press the edges of the dough with a fork to secure rectangles together.

Step 14:
Bake for 20-30 minutes until golden brown.

Step 15:
Let cool & begin making glaze by combining all ingredients at once in bowl.

Step 16:
Combine all glaze ingredients & sprinkle or top immediately.

Step 17:
Add into bowl of milk or eat on their own. Enjoy!

Public Lives, Secret Recipes Mini Pop Tart Cereal

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