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PopTarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
CC Bennett
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastry:
3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
3 3/4 cups flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup fruit preserves

Frosting:
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 Tbsp milk

Directions:
Directions:
Pastry:
Preheat oven to 350F. In mixer cream shortening and sugar together and then beat in the eggs, one at a time. Sift together flour and baking powder and and stir into shortening mixture to make a soft dough. Chill for 1 hour. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and roll out 12 rectangles, each 8 x 12 inches. Spread one tablespoon of preserves over half of each rectangle, staying well within the edge of the pastry. Fold
pastry dough over the preserves and trim the edges with a pastry wheel or crimp with a fork to close.
Place tarts on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 20 min. Let cool.

Frosting:
Mix vanilla, milk, and powdered sugar until you have a thin frosting. Dribble frosting on cooled tarts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In honor of my friend Carla Lemmeyer and her 12 year Breast Cancer survivor anniversary.

 

 

 

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