I love the smell of pastries. And brown sugar and cinnamon together? Get out of here! These brown sugar cinnamon pop tarts (keto and gluten free) are going to take you back to the days of bakery goodies without concern. Are you craving pastries yet?
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Whether you are looking for a decadent breakfast, a delicious side for your coffee, or a yummy dessert, these cinnamon pastries will hit the spot. You are going to be surprised by how easy they are to make and you can enjoy them without worry! No guilt and all the flavor!
In addition to the ingredients, you will need the following supplies and tools in order to make this recipe:
How to Make Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop Tarts
Add 2 ounces of cheese and the mozzarella to a bowl that is microwave safe. Heat for 30 seconds at a time until completely melted and combined.
Place the cheese dough in a mixing bowl with the remaining pastry ingredients, and blend until well combined. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Roll the chilled dough out thinly between two pieces of parchment paper. In a mixing bowl, combine the ingredients for the filling until smooth.
Cut the dough into 12 evenly sized rectangles. You may have to cut some rectangles, roll the dough out again and cut some more.
Place a spoonful of the filling into the center of 6 of the rectangles of dough.
Add another rectangle of dough on top of those, and pinch the edges closed around the filling. You can use the tines of a fork to crimp the edges closed as well.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until browned and cooked through. Let the pastries cool.
Blend together the ingredients for the glaze, adding more sugar substitute if needed.
Drizzle the icing over the cooled pastries. Chill until the glaze has set. Sprinkle with cinnamon to garnish and serve.
Name brand Pop Tarts are a no go on the keto diet. With 400 calories and a whopping 67 net carbs, it’s no surprise why Pop Tarts are not part of your eating plan.
Additionally, the additional ingredients in Pop Tarts are questionable, to say the least. Lots of artificial ingredients, high fructose corn syrup, artificial coloring and more yuckiness. I like to keep my diet as natural as possible so I like to avoid these types of additives in my food.
By making your own keto friendly pop tarts at home, you can be sure that you know every ingredient that is included and you know that your carb count will stay in check.
These keto brown sugar cinnamon pop tarts have just 6 net carbs per serving and this recipe makes 6 servings.
If you love pop tarts, check out my other favorite keto pop tart recipe!
Would you like to know one of the coolest things about these keto pop tarts? They take just over a half an hour of actual work to make them.
You do need to add some cooling time into the time it takes for them to be completed, but the work time itself feels like nothing at all.
Because they come together so quickly and because they freeze so well, I think this is a great recipe to add to your meal prep recipe list. They store perfectly and warm up great.
Have leftovers? There are two ways that you can store these keto pop tarts. For best results, follow these tips for storing them:
If you think that you might be able to enjoy these in the next few days, the fridge is just fine! For best results, store your keto pop tarts in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge. Be sure that the pastries are fully cool before you place them together for storage.
If you don’t plan to eat the pop tarts in the first couple of days, you can freeze them for up to 2 months in the freezer. For best freezing results, follow these tips:
- Spread them on a large baking sheet and place in the freezer for 1-2 hours.
- Once frozen, store together in individual freezer bags or in a large airtight container.
- Remove from the freezer and thaw out at room temperature.
Don’t forget that keto baking is sometimes different than your typical baking would be. Because of the ingredients, this dough is stickier than a typical dough would be. That’s why parchment paper is a must.
If you try to roll it out without the parchment paper, it will likely stick to the rolling pin and make a giant mess.
I know it’s tempting to rush the process but trust me when I say that it’s best to follow the instructions and wait until the pop tarts are completely cool before you add the glaze.
If they are too hot, you’ll find that the glaze melts quickly and affects the finished product.
- 1 ½ cups Mozzarella cheese
- 2 ounces cream cheese
- 1 ¼ cups almond flour
- 1 large egg
- 3 tablespoons low carb powdered sugar substitute
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- ¼ teaspoon xanthan gum
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
For the filling
For the glaze
- Add 2 ounces cream cheese and the mozzarella to a bowl that is microwave safe. Heat for 30 seconds at a time until completely melted and combined.
- Place the cheese dough in a mixing bowl with the remaining pastry ingredients, and blend until well combined.
- Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Roll the chilled dough out thinly between two pieces of parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the ingredients for the filling until smooth.
- Cut the dough into 12 evenly sized rectangles. You may have to cut some rectangles, roll the dough out again and cut some more.
- Place a spoonful of the filling into the center of 6 of the rectangles of dough.
- Add another rectangle of dough on top of those, and pinch the edges closed around the filling. You can use the tines of a fork to crimp the edges closed as well.
- Bake for 20 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
- Let the pastries cool.
- Blend together the ingredients for the glaze, adding more sugar substitute if needed.
- Drizzle the icing over the cooled pastries.
- Chill until the glaze has set.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon to garnish and serve.
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Wholesome Yum Brown Monk Fruit Sweetener With Allulose
Wholesome Yum Monk Fruit Sweetener With Allulose
Wholesome Yum Blanched Almond Flour
Pure Vanilla Extract, Certified Organic
Kate Naturals Xanthan Gum. 100% Natural.
Simply Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon, Certified Organic, Vegan | 2.08 oz | Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Swerve Sweetener, Brown Bundle, 12 oz pack of 2
Swerve Confectioners Sweetener (powdered)
Amount Per Serving: Trans Fat: 0gNet Carbohydrates: 6g
Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!