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Homemade Nutella PopTarts, So Easy and Delicious You Won't Believe It!

By Kelsey Banfield |

Nutella Pop TartsEver since I made my daughter strawberry pop tarts last month she’s been asking for them every morning. To have some fun I’ve been switching up fillings, using apricot jam, blueberry jam and grape jam. Then, last week, I took it over the top and filled them with nutella. Yes, nutella. I mean, nutella always seems to be the next step after peanut butter and jam anyway, right? I got the idea for these when I read that my friend Megan sells Nutella PopTarts at her bakery stand at the farmer’s market in San Francisco. Her recipe is top secret and, I’m sure, far more gourmet than this one. So, for those of us who can’t make it out there, here is a great one to try. Well, needless to say, she loved the new filling idea. In fact, I wonder if she’ll be able to ever go back to regular jam fillings again. I’ve created a nutella monster! Oh well, I can’t say I blame her. These easy breakfast treats are delicious, fun and just the thing!

Homemade Nutella Pop Tarts

1 package of refrigerated pie crust



Nutella, melted

1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

2. Transfer the pie crusts to a lightly floured surface and cut it into 2×3 rectangles. It is easiest to measure the pieces with a ruler, score the crust with a knife and cut it with a pizza cutter.

3. Spoon about 2 teaspoons of nutella onto one of the rectangles, leaving about 1/4 inch of space before the edge. Use a cookie cutter or paring knife to cut out fun shapes in the second rectangle. Then place the cut out rectangle over the jam and seal the edges together with the tines of a fork. Baking on a cookie sheet for 8 to 10 minutes, then allow to cool.

4. Drizzle the melted nutella over the warm pop tarts and serve up.

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About Kelsey Banfield


Kelsey Banfield

Kelsey Banfield is the food writer and the founder of The Naptime Chef. She writes a daily food column for Babble Food and her food writing has also appeared in the places like Parents magazine, and Martha Stewart Living. Kelsey lives in southern Connecticut with her husband and daughter. Read bio and latest posts → Read Kelsey's latest posts →

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13 thoughts on “Homemade Nutella PopTarts, So Easy and Delicious You Won't Believe It!

  1. marla {family fresh cooking} says:

    Now this is a treat!

  2. Megan Gordon says:

    This is great, Kelsey! They look beautiful! Honored to be mentioned.

  3. Nancy says:

    Genius! Love it and will try the jam ones, too! Thanks!

  4. FoodontheTable says:

    This looks incredible! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Jennifer says:

    I am drooling.:|

  6. Grandma Nina says:

    What a great idea! I’m going to try this.

  7. Angela says:

    Looks beautiful. Can these actually go in the toaster like the grocery store pop tarts?

  8. stacee says:

    This is soo great :) thank you soo much My 3 year old loves pop tarts and now I can make them for him even better buy cutting the crap stuff out of them and adding the good healthy stuff :)

  9. Jillian says:

    Wonderful idea! I am going to have to try these. My son has been on me for getting some Pop-Tarts for him. Would these still be good cold? This would be a wonderful snack for school.

    Can’t wait to try these out. :)

  10. Kelsey/TheNaptimeChef says:

    Hi Jillian! Yes, they are just as delicious at room temperature. Enjoy!

  11. Keri says:

    (Newbie question alert) – How many pop tarts does this make?

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