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Apple Cinnamon Pop-Tarts with Caramel Icing

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • Pie dough
  • 2 C apples
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/4 C water
  • 1 tsp boiled cider optional
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp caramel extract
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F°. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Peel and chop apples. Add to a medium saucepan with cinnamon, brown sugar, water and optional boiled cider. Cook over medium heat until bubbling. When apples are soft, carefully mash with a potato masher until only small pea size chunks remain. Transfer apple mixture to a clean bowl, set aside.
  • Roll out dough. Cut an even number of rectangles into equal sizes, to create bottoms and tops.
  • Transfer half of the rectangles to your prepared baking sheet. Add 2 tbsp apple filling to eat rectangle, spread to within 1/4-1/2" from edge of dough. Top off with another piece of dough, pressing down firmly to form the edge. Crimp edges with a fork.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  • To prepare the icing; in a small bowl whisk together powdered sugar, milk and caramel extract. Drizzle over cooled pop-tarts. Immediately add sprinkles.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to several days.

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel