Paleo WILD BLUEBERRY POP TARTS using our beloved PIE CRUST! Another classic childhood favorite pop tart with a paleo twist. You can also use our PIE CRUST MIX now available from our friends over at LEGIT BREAD COMPANY!
We are so thrilled to have these paleo WILD BLUEBERRY POP TARTS on the blog! Making a total of three to enjoy, with more to come! The two others are: BROWN SUGAR CINNAMON SUGAR and PUMPKIN SPICE. Watch for our CARAMEL APPLE variation soon as well as a fun variation for the holidays!
For ease, you can make a pattern for each tart crust or you can free hand them with a ruler. It’s easiest to cut a piece of paper that is 6”x8” so you can lay that on the crust once it’s rolled out, cut out around it and with two more cuts, you’ve got 4 already done.
Like the other pop tarts on the blog here, these do take some prep work. The filling here is a breeze though, store bought wild blueberry jam and dried wild blueberries. You can make it a fun after school kitchen activity or even a great weekend party activity. Adults LOVE pop tarts too. You could have a few different filling options to make a “build your own pop tart” party! We could all use some fun warm fuzzies right about now anyways!
Let’s talk about the vibrant blue color of the glaze shall we. I used the blue butterfly pea powder made from the butterfly pea flower. It’s a superfood packed with goodness and color. A little goes a long way here, so start off using just a bit and see how you like it. These freeze like a dream, so to keep from eating the entire batch, hide a few!
A few of our other favorite pie recipes:
wild blueberry pop tartsCourse: breakfast, treatDifficulty: moderate
paleo wild blueberry pop tarts – as tasty as they are amazing to look at!
1 recipe of our PIE CRUST or a half bag of our PIE CRUST MIX
1 egg, whisked for egg wash
- wild blueberry filling
6-8 tbsp wild blueberry jam (non sugar)
1-2 tbsp dried wild blueberries (opt)
- glaze (opt)
1 cup organic powdered sugar (sub powdered maple sugar for Paleo)
⅛ – ¼ tsp blue butterfly pea powder
2-3 tbsp almond milk
natural dye rainbow sprinkles (opt)
- Prepare pie crust as instructed, divide in half. Place in a bowl, cover with plastic and set aside. Pre-heat oven to 400° and line baking sheet with parchment paper or liner. Or you can prep your air fryer baking sheet as directed by manufacturer, see step #6 for directions.
- Remove one half of the dough, leave the other covered in the bowl. You’ll be making 6 “bottoms” measuring 3”x4” each. Roll out to about ¼“ thick and using a ruler or your paper template, cut out your bottoms, re-rolling dough to get 6-7 small rectangles. Place them on your prepared baking sheet evenly spaced.
- Using a pastry brush, egg wash each of the “bottoms” and spoon approximately 1½ tbsp blueberry jam in the center, sprinkle approximately 1 tsp of dried berries (if using) on top of the jam, then set aside.
- Using the remaining half of dough, roll out the same as you did for the bottoms, getting 6-7 “tops” measuring 3”x4” each. Brush each “top” with egg wash and lay that side down onto the “bottom” covering filling. Gently press all edges to seal and then finish using the tines of a fork. Using a toothpick, place several holes in the top to allow for steam while baking.
- Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and brush each top with remaining egg wash, place back in the oven and continue baking until golden brown. Approximately 15-20 minutes. If not using the egg wash, bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.
- AIR FRYER – prepare your air fryer baking sheet and line with parchment paper if suggested by manufacturer. Our air fryer only has enough room to bake three at a time, so plan accordingly and use the first half of the dough to make three complete pop tarts. Brush with egg wash before placing in the air fryer and bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. While the first three bake, prepare the next three then repeat to bake.
- While pop tarts bake/cool, make glaze (if using) by adding all ingredients together and stir until well combined. If you want two different colors of blue, use part of the pea powder and then spoon half of the glaze into another bowl and use the remainder of the pea powder. Once cooled, spoon onto each pop tart or thin out the glaze and drizzle on top. If using sprinkles, sprinkle on while glaze is still wet.