Gluten-Free Pop Tarts

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Pop tarts are primarily simply lovable mini hand pies. And although their sweetness aligns extra with the dessert class, we don’t decide anybody who prefers to eat them for breakfast. This gluten-free crust depends on a mixture of almond flour, coconut flour, and xanthan gum. To maintain the pastries keto-friendly, use Swerve granular and sugar-free jam for the filling, in addition to Swerve confectioners for the vanilla glaze. 

YIELDS:
4 serving(s)

TOTAL TIME:
3 hrs

CAL/SERV:
570

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST:

  • 1 1/2 c. almond flour
  • 3 tbsp. coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp. Swerve granular
  • 1/4 tsp. xanthan gum
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) chilly butter, cubed
  • 1 giant egg, crushed
  • 1/4 c. sugar-free jam
  • Egg wash, for brushing

FOR THE GLAZE:

  • 1/2 c. Swerve confectioners 
  • 2 tbsp. plus 1 teaspoon heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Instructions

Step 1

Make crust: In a meals processor, pulse collectively almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, xanthan gum, baking powder, and salt. Add butter and pulse till principally pea- sized, then add egg and pulse simply till integrated. Take away from meals processor and pat right into a easy flat disc and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate till properly chilled, a minimum of 2 hours.

Step 2

Place chilled dough between 2 items of parchment paper and roll into an 11-inch sq., about 1⁄4 inch thick. If dough cracks, pinch it again collectively. Place dough on a big baking sheet and place in freezer for 10 minutes. 

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°. Reduce dough into 8 rectangles which might be about 2 1⁄2 inches extensive and 5 1⁄2 inches lengthy. Spoon 1 tablespoon jam onto every of 4 rectangles and unfold into a fair layer, leaving a 1⁄2-inch border round edges. Prime with remaining 4 rectangles and use a fork to crimp edges. Return to freezer for quarter-hour. If dough begins to stay or is simply too heat, you may place again in freezer first earlier than crimping. 

Step 4

Brush with an egg wash and bake till golden and edges begin to really feel agency, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool utterly. 

Step 5

Make glaze: In a small bowl, whisk collectively sweetener, heavy cream, and vanilla. Unfold over middle of cooled pop tarts.  

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