Make the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers This Year With These Sweet and Savory Leftovers Pop Tarts

Coming in both sweet and savory varieties, these perfect pop tarts make use of everything from leftover turkey and mashed potatoes to unused cranberry sauce, and make a great snack for Black Friday shopping fuel. Best of all, these delicious bites can be made in under 30 minutes and a few easy steps, keeping the relaxing vibes going all holiday weekend long. Who said Thanksgiving only lasts for one day? Keep the whole family feeling thankful this year with these scrumptious leftover dishes. 

Sweet and Savory Leftovers Pop Tarts


Savory Thanksgiving Pop Tarts

  • Premade pie dough
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Stuffing
  • Turkey
  • Egg wash
  • Gravy

Sweet Thanksgiving Pop Tarts

  • Premade pie dough
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Egg wash
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


Savory Thanksgiving Pop Tarts

Roll premade pie dough out on cutting board and slice into 8 separate rectangles, then remove excess dough. 

Add one spoon of leftover mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey to half the rectangles. 

Cover each tart with another dough rectangle, crimpling the edges with a fork to seal each one. 

Using a cooking brush, apply a thin layer of egg wash to top of tarts. 

Place tarts on baking sheet and then bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes, or until flaky and golden brown. 

Remove from oven, then drizzle warm leftover gravy over top of tarts and enjoy! 

Sweet Thanksgiving Pop Tarts

Repeat steps above to make pop tarts, but using one spoonful of leftover cranberry sauce for tart filling instead.

Bake cranberry tarts at 350°F for 25-30 minutes, or until flaky and golden brown. 

In medium-sized bowl, combine cream cheese, maple syrup and vanilla and whisk together with a spoon to create icing. 

Remove tarts from oven, then drizzle cream cheese icing over top and bon appetit! 

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