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Chocolate Poptarts

Remember that time I promised you a Valentine’s inspired chocolate post? Well, here it is! Yay! Obviously V Day is over, however, as everyone knows that means this is a great time to buy good chocolate at discount prices. And so I celebrate the ending of V Day by buying cheap chocolate and having fun.

This year I decided to try making chocolate poptarts. I got the idea from this article about what to do with leftover chocolate. My plan was to just get pie crust, get discount Ghiradelli chocolate squares (you can try these with some other kind of chocolate if it pleases you), and make deliciousness happen. Did it work? Definitely. Check it out:

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Doesn’t that look fantastic?  I made one with regular milk chocolate squares, and the other 2 with peanut butter filled chocolate squares.  1 pie crust makes 3 pop tarts if you do it this way. You could probably do smaller ones and get 6 out of 1 pie crust if it makes you happy.

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Preheat oven to 425°

 

Thaw the pie crust and spread it out. Then place chocolate square like they are in the picture, making sure there’s space to fold the crust over and completely cover the chocolate.

 

 

 

 

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Then fold the crust over, press to seal, and cut around edges with a pizza cutter, leaving about 1/4 inch of dough around each poptart. Crimp the edges together with a fork.

 

 

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 Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes,

or until lightly browned.undecorated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Place on a cooling rack, and once they are cooled, decorate them all fancy. Then eat them all!

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