Healthy Homemade Pop Tarts

By ryanmmurano

Try freezing after baking for a sweet treat later on! Makes 5 servings, or 16 mini pop tarts (2 1/4″ x 3″ rectangles).

Healthy Homemade Pop Tarts

  • 1/2 cup vanilla egg white or whey protein

  • 3/4 cup blanched almond flour

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt

  • 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil

  • 3 TBS Swerve (or a few drops of stevia)

  • 2-3 TBS water (just enough to hold dough together)


  • 9 TBS Homemade Nutella

  • 9 TBS Homemade Nut Butter

  • 9 TBS Jelly

  • GLAZE:

  • 1 tsp cherry/vanilla/almond extract or other like apple extract

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup confectioners Swerve (or powdered erythritol and 1/2 tsp stevia glycerite)

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the whey, almond flour, baking soda and salt. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or your fingers until the butter lumps are smaller than peas. Stir in the almond milk (or water) and sweetener to form a stiff dough.

  3. On parchment paper, place 10 balls of dough a few inches apart. Shape with hands into rectangle shapes (size of a PopTart).

  4. Beat the egg and brush it over the entire surface of the rectangles. Even the “insides” of the tart; the egg is to help glue the lid on. Place a heaping tablespoon of filling into the center of each rectangle, keeping a bare 1/2-inch perimeter around it. Place a second rectangle of dough atop the first, using your fingertips to press firmly around the pocket of filling, sealing the dough well on all sides. Press the tines of a fork all around the edge of the rectangle. Repeat with remaining tarts.

  5. Gently place the tarts on a lightly greased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Prick the top of each tart multiple times with a fork; you want to make sure steam can escape, or the tarts will become fluffy pillows instead of flat toaster pastries.

  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven, until edges are lightly browned. Cool in oven to crisp up. While it bakes, prepare the glaze. In a medium sized bowl, place the 1/2 cup coconut oil (it will melt in the hot tea), and confectioners Swerve and mix well. Set aside to cool a bit. Spread over Pop Tarts.

Nutritional Facts

Calories - 206
Carbohydrates - 3.8g
Total Fat - 18g
Protein - 7.3g
Dietary Fiber - 1.8g

ultra-low-carb breakfast snacks

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