Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Homemade Gluten Free Dairy Free Pop Tarts

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
 
I guess I should explain something.
Since September my younger brother and I have been off wheat and dairy due to what maybe allergies. 

SO! Since we started our new wheat free and dairy free diet, I've had to come up with some new alternatives to food. My mom found this recipe for gluten free pop tarts on Simply Gluten Free.

They looked amazing!

But the tasted bleh! I discovered it was probably due to the expired shortening I used. {who knew shortening could expire?!}

So I tried again and here's what I got...


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I tried smores...


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....and just plain chocolate....


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....and even some blueberry!


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They tasted great too!

After my first attempted, I decided to go ahead and use a pie crust recipe instead of Simple Gluten Free's Pop Tart crust. So I used her Gluten free pie crust recipe and then followed her Pop Tart directions. I wanted something a little sturdier. Although while the pie crust was sturdier, it tasted like a pie crust--so if you want a pastry crust use the Pop Tart recipe. At the same time the blueberry pop tart tasted like a blueberry pie. Yum!


Here's what I did for fillings...

Smore filling:
1 1/2 T of marshmallow creme/mini marshmallows {I had made my own marshmallow creme that I needed to use}
 1 1/2 T Chocolate Chips/Hershey Chocolate

Spread marshmallow creme onto center of tart. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. {My creme kind exploded but it still left the most delicious marshmallow flavor!} 

Blueberry Filling:
1 1/2 T Blueberry Jelly {we make our own}
1-2 t sugar

Spread Jelly over tart and sprinkle with sugar. 

Chocolate
2 T chocolate chips

Melt chocolate chips in microwave in 15 second intervolves. Stir and place in center of pop tart. I also melted my chocolate chips with an 1/8-1/4 t of butter, but I don't think its necessary.

Have fun trying your own pop tarts!

Linking up with- Just Winging It Tatertots and Jello , Flamingo Toes, The Well Crafted Home, The Grant LifeOne Artsy Mama  
Katie

1 comment:

  1. I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop, the party runs from Thursday evening until Tuesday: http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/

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