Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sweetheart Toaster Pastries

For years I have been searching for gluten-free Pop-Tarts. These toaster pastries are among the most craved foods by people with gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease. For this reason, I came up with a delicious recipe for these that is a lot healthier and has a delightful taste. Instead of making rectangular toaster pastries, I made round ones using a cookie cutter. These are a great tool and I use them for many of the recipes in which I have to use dough. Rectangular or round, add some of your favorite preserves and these toaster pastries will rock your world!


 1 Cup King Arthur Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose Flour
 1 Large Egg
½ Cup Fat Free Butter
 3 Tablespoons Sugar
¼ Cup Water
 1 Cup Flax Meal
¼ Cup Jam or Preserves


Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large bowl, combine flour, egg, butter, and stevia. Add water slowly while stirring the mixture. Dust a clean working surface with some flax meal and begin to knead the dough. Keep adding remaining flax meal while still kneading. Roll out the dough and use a round cookie cutter (or a knife for rectangles) to make at least 7 pairs of round (or rectangular) pieces. Once all dough has been used to make pieces, divide jam or preserves evenly among pairs. Place ½ tablespoon of jam or preserves on top of one piece, placing the other piece on top and using a fork to press on the edges. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray to prevent sticking and arrange pastries on sheet. Place in preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes... Enjoy!

Makes 7 Pastries.

Note: I used stevia instead of sugar and fat free butter to make the recipe healthier, but you can choose to use regular ingredients.


  1. Awh these are so so cute :) and i bet rather yummy too! What a lovely recipe and so simple, definitely saving this little gem

  2. Thanks! These taste like Pop-Tarts, but better! Glad you liked the recipe!

  3. These are SO adorable! I'm in love!

    Seriously, these just made my day!

  4. Thanks Charissa! I'm glad to see that my recipe has made your day! Feel free to follow my blog on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe via email! :)