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Pumpkin Pie Mini Poptarts

My new obsession with miniature poptarts is getting about as big as my cakepop obsession! I was cruising google and some of my fave foodie blogs and stumbled upon pumpkin pie homemade poptarts with a maple glaze. Is your mouth watering yet?! Joy The Baker has an AMAZEBALLS blog. Go check it out… I’ll wait.

Okay, right?! Aren’t you starving and/or drooling about now?

So here I was, minding my own business when I see this post – http://www.joythebaker.com/blog/2010/10/pumpkin-pie-pop-tarts-with-maple-glaze/ Now, I like instant gratification, so I said, “Hello Pillsbury pre-made, refrigerated pie crust” and skipped all those boring first steps. Probably tastes much better to have the “from scratch” pie crust dough, but I suffered through a pile of these just fine. 😉

I cut the pie crust into 1.5″ by 2″ rectangles, then plopped a dollop of the pumpkin filling in the center. I covered it with a 1.5″ by 2″ rectangle, but I stretched it just a bit and pinched the edges with a fork and poked the top with the fork too, so the filling wouldn’t just seep out the sides.

pumpkin pie mini poptarts

The maple glaze was a bit thin, so I used 1.5 cups of powdered sugar and 2 tbsp milk and 1 tbsp maple syrup. I have sprinkles in every shape, size and color, so I added some fall leaves to it and Viola! Mini Pumpkin Pie Poptarts! I was going to put them on sticks, but ran out, so there ya go.

pumpkin pie mini poptarts

pumpkin pie mini poptarts

Don’t they look good enough to eat?! Oh, they were too! We ate a fair share of them. The recipe makes a few dozen of the mini variety. If you were to make them full sized they make about 9-10 tarts. I don’t think Carter minded at all that they were mini.

pumpkin pie mini poptarts

Have you made homemade poptarts? Be sure to link me in the comments below so I can take a look and drool over some more!

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This post is being sponsored by Juice in the City. Juice in the City’s mission is to support local businesses and women in the workforce. I received compensation for my story today, but all opinions are my own.
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