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Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free

A fun, tasty, and quick treat, these Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels are made with rice cakes, peanut butter, and strawberry jam and covered in chocolate. They're gluten-free, dairy-free, healthy, and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Let's begin!


Peanut Butter and Jam chocolate covered rice cakes, gluten-free
Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free
What is a Wagon Wheel?

Wagon Wheels are a sweet treat created in the UK and brought to Australia in 1951. Traditionally it is two plain biscuits, sandwiched with marshmallow and jam and coated in chocolate. They're meant to resemble a wagon's large wheels, hence the name Wagon Wheels.


Variation Ideas to Try

Though it won't taste the same as a wagon wheel, here are some variations to try:

  • peanut butter with thin slices of banana

  • Nutella with thin slices of strawberries

  • raspberry jam and mini marshmallows

  • sprinkle over the melted chocolate with crushed peanuts and sea salt


Watch How to Make It


Other snacks and desserts to try




Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free
Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free

Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free

Makes 2 Wagon Wheels


INGREDIENTS


4 buckwheat or rice cakes, gluten-free

3 heaped tablespoons peanut butter, gluten-free

4 teaspoons strawberry jam, gluten-free

3/4 cup chocolate buttons, dairy-free optional


METHOD


1. Create the Wagon Wheels: Spread the peanut butter onto all 4 buckwheat /rice cakes and then add and spread the strawberry jam. Bring together two of the buckwheat cakes, enclosing the fillings to create a wagon wheel sandwich.


2. Melt the chocolate: Place onto a tray lined with baking paper and place into the freezer for 10 minutes. In the meantime, melt the chocolate either in the microwave or using a double boiler and melt the chocolate on the stovetop.


3. Freeze: Place each wagon wheel sandwich into the melted chocolate and place it back onto the baking paper. Freeze for 20 minutes. Enjoy.

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Peanut Butter and Jam Wagon Wheels, gluten-free

Recipe and Photography by Margaret Pahos @CreateCookShare


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