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Epic Wagon Wheels (i.e. Moon Pies!) πŸŒ™ gluten free & keto

These gluten free and keto wagon wheels (or moon pies) are one epic s’mores cookie! Think an extra fluffy low carb marshmallow, sandwiched between our classic keto graham crackers and finished off with a chocolate bath. Epic indeed!

Gluten Free & Keto Moon Pies (i.e. Wagon Wheels or S'mores Cookies!)
Gluten Free & Keto Moon Pies (i.e. Wagon Wheels or S’mores Cookies!)

Gluten Free & Keto Wagon Wheels

i.e. Epic S’mores Cookies!

Are these the cookies of a thousand names or what?! They’re known as wagon wheels in the UK, Canada, Australia… as moon pies in the US (thanks to all from Alabama who commented!) and as Mamuts in Mexico and Latin America. Any other names out there guys?!

I generally avoid recipes on the site which involve you whipping up two things, but these wagon wheels are seriously worth it! I mean, they taste like pure junk food (😜!!).

Honestly, they’re eye-rollingly good and easily one of my favorite cookiesΒ on the site. Probably even tied up there with ourΒ bakery-style chocolate chip cookies!

Yup, they’re that good! And if you’ve whipped up the marshmallows and graham crackers already, you know they’re not hard.

OK. did I cover all the selling points?! Go whip them up (pretty please!).

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The Chocolate

Any chocolate bar will do, my one advice is that you love its taste! I love Lily’s dark chocolate chips (they’re sugar free and keto), but still taste like the real deal.

You melt it in a water bath (my suggestion), or in the microwave in small bursts.

Now, the chocolate will be quite thick (which is great if you want a thick coating!), but you can always add a teaspoon or so of coconut oil to thin it out (my preference!).

And pretty please don’t forget the flakey sea salt! Takes these keto s’mores cookies to a whole other level!

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Gluten Free & Keto Wagon Wheels (i.e. S'mores Cookies!)

Course: Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: gluten free, grain free, keto, low carb
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 wagon wheels

These gluten free and keto wagon wheels are one epic s'mores cookie! Think an extra fluffy low carb marshmallow, sandwiched between our classic keto graham crackers and finished off with a chocolate bath. Epic indeed!

Oh, and if baking with cups rather than grams is your thing, just click on US Cups for an instant conversion.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. See recipe video for guidance on the graham crackers! 

  2. Whip up a batch of our keto marshmallows (you can always do half the batch, but leftovers are always a good idea in our book!). The one difference is that you'll want to spread the batter onto a baking sheet so it's roughly 3/5-1" thick. Allow to set for 5 hours or overnight. 

  3. While the marshmallows are setting, whip up a batch of our keto graham crackers. Wrap cookie dough with cling film (saran wrap) and refrigerate for at least an hour and up to 3 days.

  4. Preheat oven to 350Β°F/180Β°C. Line a baking tray with a mat or parchment paper. 

  5. Roll out the cookie dough between two sheets of parchment paper (I leave mine about twice as thick as the regular graham crackers for a softer crunch). Cut into 2 1/2-inch rounds. Transfer cookies to prepared tray, and place in the freezer for 10 minutes prior to baking. The shaped dough can be frozen for up to 3 months, and baked straight from the freezer (adding 2-3 minutes more to the baking time).

  6. Bake for 8-12 minutes, until fully golden (depending on size and thickness). Keep an eye out for them, and note that if you like them crisp you'll want to push the baking time as much as possible (until deep golden). 

  7. Allow to cool for ten minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Allow to cool completely, as they'll continue to crunch up (this may take a few hours for the sweetener to harden up again!). 

To assemble the keto wagon wheels

  1. Cut out 2 1/2" rounds of marshmallow and sandwich them between two cookies. Set aside. 

  2. Melt chocolate chips (start with 1/2 cup) in a water bath, thinning out with coconut oil as needed. Allow to come to room temp so you don't melt the marshmallows. 

  3. Dip the wagon wheels in the melted chocolate and sprinkle with flakey sea salt. It's generally always a good idea to work over a lined baking tray, as any chocolate that drips can be re-used. 

  4. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for about a week, and freeze for a couple months after that (they're awesome frozen!). 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

There are a few things you guys need to consider for the nutrition facts, and mainly it's the yield (and the chocolate and amount used).

Our facts were estimated assuming a yield of 16 cookies 2 1/2" cookies (i.e. 8 wagon wheel sandwiches!), so they're 3.5g net carbs.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free & Keto Wagon Wheels (i.e. S'mores Cookies!)
Amount Per Serving (1 waggon wheel)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 292mg 12%
Potassium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 10%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 5.6%
Calcium 5.8%
Iron 5.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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16 comments

  1. Sallie says:

    These are amazing! I made them today. Probably not as pretty as I would like but looks like I’ll have to practice and eat the ones that aren’t perfect! Lol! I’ve tried a few of your recipes. You are truly amazing. I enjoy your magic food. I love that you test the variations and tell us what works best. It saves me time wondering and trying it. You are always spot on. Thank you for you’re truly great site.

    • Paola van der Hulst says:

      My absolute pleasure Andrea (and my best wishes for what you guys are going through right now, much love to my kiwis!!) 😘

  2. Rachel Kyler says:

    I just made this yesterday — Amazing! The graham crackers and marshmallows alone are truly a low-carb culinary miracle. In addition to these keto “s’mores”, I also made some chocolate covered graham crackers, which used to be one of my favorite treats before going low carb. THANK YOU!!!

  3. Ellen says:

    Good googly moogly girl, I know what I am making this weekend! I haven’t had a moon pie in years. I CANNOT believe how amazing you are at creating these recipes. Thank you for being my go-to for delicious recipes during my weight loss journey! Goal achieved, but still keto because of how good it makes me feel.

  4. Sophie L says:

    THESE ARE DELICIOUS!! I would say even better than the original! I whipped up a batch of your marshmallows using Xylosweet over the weekend and they were great and easy! I was just wondering today with my girl what we wanted to do with leftovers so this was very handy! Since I had cut them up as squares already, mine were a bit wonky, but the graham crackers are delicious and I would even say these are a ‘Gourmet Moon Pie’!! Many blessings beautiful girl!

    Our little girl has celiacs and a grain sensitivity and your recipes are the only ones she eats happily! We’ve made it an activity to browse through your recipes and plan the baking for the week πŸ™‚

  5. Kim says:

    Are these *gasp* low carb Moon Pies?!!! That’s what every junk food junkie ate here in the southern USA. I bow to your greatness! I cannot wait to try these!!!

    • Paola says:

      YES!! THANK YOU! I looked and looked to see if you guys had them in the US and I couldn’t find anything (clearly my google skills need improving!). In Mexico they’re called Mamut and in the UK Wagon Wheels (I lived there for 7 yrs). Hope you love them Kim (I’m obsessed!) πŸ˜‰

  6. JenS says:

    OMG, my eyes just drooled. Don’t know how, but they did.

    I just had a vision of pinwheels, making a chocolate cookie base , marshmallow circle on top, then dip (or pour over) with chocolate…..thank you for the ideas and recipes to make this healthier lifestyle an easier and more enjoyable thing!

    You so rock!

    • Paola says:

      LOL Jen! Mission accomplished!

      You can actually do no-bake bars too. Skip making the cookies and just do the instant ‘graham cracker’ crust from the cheesecake recipes (link below), follow with a marshmallow layer (let set overnight), and then finish off with melted chocolate (make sure it’s cool).

      xo! And just happy to hear you’re enjoying the recipes πŸ˜‰

      https://www.gnom-gnom.com/no-bake-keto-cheesecake-the-classic/)

  7. Hazel says:

    OMG I love you so much!
    I grew up eating this thing 24/7, and can’t express how happy and impressed I am with your genius recreation of it, yum yum! XOXO!

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