Pop-Tarts are not the only brand of toaster pastries on the market, but they’re certainly the most well known. If you haven’t found a new flavor you really like or just want to try your hand at making your own, you’re in luck with this homemade apple cinnamon Pop-Tart recipe. You just need some juicy apples and a few extra ingredients and you’re good to go.

Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Pies

These scrumptious cinnamon apple breakfast pies will be sure to get you up and out the door with their unmatched flavor.

You will need:

Pie Crust

Apple Filling

  • 2 Honeycrisp apples
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cloves

Brown Sugar Sprinkle

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp flour

Egg Wash

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp water

Cinnamon Vanilla Frosting

  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Make Apple Filling

  • Peel, core, and dice apples, placing them into a medium skillet with butter.
  • Whisk sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in a small bowl, then sprinkle over the apples.
  • Set to medium low heat and simmer.
  • Stir apples with a rubber spatula for five minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cool.

Assemble Pop Tarts

  • Cut the dough into rectangles and place on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Put the tray in the fridge to keep dough cold.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Take the baking sheet from the fridge, brushing the tops of each of the bases with egg wash.
  • Stir the flour and brown sugar in a small bowl, sprinkling across the egg wash.
  • Place a tablespoon of the filling onto the center of each base.
  • Place the tops onto the filling.
  • Press around the borders with a fork, then poke some air holes in the center.
  • Chill for 25 minutes, then brush egg wash across the tops.
  • Bake for 25 minutes and cool for five.

Cinnamon Vanilla Frosting

  • Whisk the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a small bowl, adding ¼ cup powdered sugar to achieve thicker frosting and some milk for thinner frosting.
  • Spoon the frosting onto the pies, spreading with a small spatula.
  • Enjoy!

Buy All the Best Apples at Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery

We have all the apples you need to make homemade apple cinnamon Pop-Tarts for breakfast. While you’re here, why not stop into our winery and bakery for extra treats? We are situated at 3142 4 Mile Rd NE in Grand Rapids. To learn more, call us at (800) 400-8100.