Who grew up eating pop-tarts? Pop-tarts for breakfast was the norm. We ate pop-tarts for breakfast all the time.

I tried that with my kids but they weren’t having it. They don’t like pop-tarts for breakfast.

I made some for them not long ago that was homemade for a snack and guess what? They were a hit! I’ve attached the video recipe 

I decided to test a different kind of pop-tart recipe on my family, a Savory Pop-tart.

This is not the full recipe, but a step by step tutorial that I did and what I did wrong. I am hoping to do another one with measurements and exact recipe.

Savory Shrimp & Spinach Pop-tart


  • Puff Pastry Sheets (be sure to check directions before starting. I had to take my pastry sheets out 30 minutes before I was ready to use it).
  • Peeled and Deveined Shrimp (1 lb).
  • Aged White Sliced Cheddar Cheese
  • Baby Spinach
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Slap Ya Mama Seasoning (desired amount)
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Butter (melted, enough to brush the outside of pop-tart)
  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic Powder
  • Fresh Parsley (Chopped)
  • Philadelphia Cream Cheese (softened)
  • Pie Crust for top and bottom (Optional if you want to do a Savory pie instead)


  1. Be sure to Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add a little olive oil to a skillet, once hot toss in the spinach. Saute with a little Slap ya Mama (about 3 minutes or so).
  3. Remove from the skillet. Add to a paper napkin. Remove the excess liquid. Set aside to cool.
  4. Chop the shrimp into small pieces. Add to a bowl.
  5. Season the shrimp with slap ya mama & old bay seasoning. (Desired amount). Set aside.
  6. Melt butter, add garlic powder.
  7. Add softened cream cheese to the bowl with the shrimp. Stir gently. *I used the entire package of cream cheese, I would recommend maybe half of the block instead).
  8. Drain the spinach again. Then toss into the bowl with the shrimp and cream cheese mixture. Set aside.
  9. Roll out the puff pastry and divide in appropriate sizes for the pop-tart.
  10. Once the pastry sheet is ready. Add a piece of the sliced cheese on top of the puff pastry.
  11. Add a tablespoon of the mixture to a sheet. Then add a generous amount of shredded cheese on top of the mixture. *I didn’t use enough cheese on top of my mixture to make it cheesy. So don’t be afraid to add a generous amount.
  12. Add the top puff pastry sheet on top.
  13. Seal with a fork all around.
  14. Brush with the butter on top.
  15. Bake at 350 degrees for about 18 – 22 minutes or until golden brown on the outside. This time can vary depending on how full the pop tart is.
  16. Optional: If you want to make a Savory pie instead, just roll out the pie crust in the pan. Bake the crust a little before adding ingredients (Approximately 5 – 10 minutes.
  17. Add sliced cheese to pie crust. Then add the shrimp, cream cheese and spinach. Top with cheese.
  18. Add the top layer of pie crust. Seal.
  19. Brush with butter.
  20. Cut some slits in the top.
  21. Bake until the outside is golden brown and ingredients are cooked inside. About 20 minutes or so. Baking time may vary.
  22. Serve with a salad.
  23. Enjoy.

Below is what the pie looked like. Really yummy also.

I’m also attaching the link to the Instagram Reel for you to see the step by step process.