In honor of Pop-Tarts' 50th birthday, Chocolate Vanilla Crème has returned to grocery store shelves. The toaster pastry features a chocolatey crust with vanilla crème filling that's topped with frosting and sugary, chocolate "sprinkles". But, is it worthy of a spot in your grocery cart? We found out.
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What happens when you reconnect with an old flame who just so happens to come wrapped in a foil pouch? All kinds of emotions, that's what.
In this toothsome homemade take on a commercial classic, a tender, flaky heart-shaped crust is filled with Nutella, then baked to crispy-on-the edges, soft-on-the-inside perfection.
It's been years since I've tried a new Pop-Tart. It's not because, twenty plus years after our first encounter, I don't still love them, but rather because they went through a neon striped, in your face, made up berry Wildlicious phase which, like Yo Gabba Gabba!, made me shake my head and think, boy I do not get kids today. Then this limited edition flavor came along and I knew my favorite pretend pastry had come home.
Fruit or peanut butter filling? Toasted or frozen? Eat the edges, or savor the middle? Today's Open Thread tackles the most important Pop-Tart questions of our time.
Pop-Tarts are one of those breakfast sweets that every kid wants at some time or another—with their frosted outsides and gooey middles, they are clearly more in dessert territory then Mom and Dad would typically allow. Luckily, we can now buy Pop-Tarts for ourselves, which is why we felt the need to try the newest versions on the shelves.
If you loved Pop-Tarts, you'll really love this homemade version. (Saturday morning cartoons and glass of milk optional.)
Leftover Jelly Bean Pop-Tarts: the perfect way to add some magic to your morning by making colorful use of your leftover Easter candy.