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This Toaster Trick Is A Gamechanger If You're Hangry

And they take less than five minutes to make.

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But they're also great for making perfectly warm and melty pita sandwiches and snacks: from pizza to s'mores.

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They toast up in minutes, and the pita keeps all the ingredients in place. So whether you're strapped for time in the morning, cooking in a tiny kitchen, or simply trying to please a picky eater, toaster pockets are the perfect solution.

And making them couldn't be easier:

Jutst cut the top off a mini pita, then fill it with your favorite ingredients such as cheese, meats, or veggies.

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But don't overfill them ― you want to make sure they fit in the toaster without getting stuck.

Here are four kid-friendly recipes to get you started:

1. Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pita Pockets

SPINACH AND EGG BREAKFAST PITA POCKET

Serves 1

INGREDIENTS
1 mini pita, top cut open

¼ cup scrambled eggs, prepared

¼ cup baby spinach

¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

Fill pita with scrambled eggs, baby spinach, and shredded cheddar cheese. Cook in toaster for one cycle.

2. Ham and Cheese Pita Pockets

HAM AND CHEESE PITA POCKET

Serves 1

INGREDIENTS

1 mini pita, top cut open

1 slice of ham

1 slice of Swiss cheese

1 slice of cheddar cheese

Fill pita with ham and both cheeses. Cook in toaster for one cycle.

3. Pepperoni Pizza Pita Pockets

PEPPERONI PIZZA PITA POCKET

Serves 1

INGREDIENTS

1 mini pita, top cut open

2 tablespoons store-bought marinara sauce

¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

4 slices of pepperoni

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil (optional)

Fill pita with marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni. Cook in toaster for one cycle and garnish with fresh basil before serving.

4. S’mores Pita Pockets

S'MORES PITA POCKET

Serves 1

INGREDIENTS

1 mini pita, top cut open

5 chocolate bar pieces

¼ cup mini marshmallows

¼ cup crushed graham crackers

Fill pita with chocolate, marshmallows, and crushed graham crackers. Cook in toaster for one cycle.

Note: Feel free to use 2 tablespoons of Nutella in place of chocolate bar pieces to take this pita to the next level.

Here are a few more combinations to try:

Bacon and Egg Pita Pocket

Chopped bacon + scrambled eggs + shredded cheddar cheese

Chicken Parmesan Pita Pocket

Precooked chicken tenders + marinara sauce + shredded mozzarella + parmesan

Hawaiian Pizza Pita Pocket

Marinara sauce + shredded mozzarella cheese + diced pineapple + sliced ham

Banana Chocolate Pita Pocket

chocolate chips + peanut butter + sliced banana

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