Pop tartsPASTRY

2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cubed
1 egg + 1 egg beaten for brushing
2 tablespoons milk

  • Whisk together the flour, sugar and salt.
  • Work in the cold cubes of butter with your fingers until the dough is the size of peas and holds together when you squeeze it.
  • Whisk together the egg and milk until well blended.
  • Add to dough.
  • Mix together until everything is evenly moistened.
  • Knead on a floured surface until dough comes together evenly.

1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 teaspoons flour
2 tablespoons butter, melted
cinnamon sugar

Whisk together the brown sugar, cinnamon and flour. Set aside.

  • Divide the dough in half.*
  • Roll out first half of dough.
  • You can either cut it into rectangles or use a biscuit cutter for uniform size.
  • Place each piece on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Brush each piece with beaten egg.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of filling in the center of each piece.
  • Roll out second ball of dough and cut “tops” for each tart.
  • Crimp the edges of each tart.
  • Prick the tops of each tart with a fork to allow steam to escape.
  • Refrigerate the pan for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove the pan from the oven.
  • Brush tops with melted butter.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Cool before serving.

*Dough can be wrapped in plastic and refrigerated for a few days. If you do refrigerate it, bring it to room temperature before rolling out.

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