Moon pies are a truly southern dessert said to be the result of asking a coal miner what he would like as a dessert. The miner explained his favorite flavors of graham cracker, marshmallow, and chocolate. Then, when asked what size to make this dessert, he held up two hands and circled the full moon in the sky. Thus, the moon pie was born.
Now thanks to the internet, moon pies can be found anywhere someone has a mailbox to order them, but what fun is that, when you can make moon pies in your own kitchen? We wanted to share some of our favorite moon pie recipes. Check them out!
From Recreating Happiness
Gluten free can still be mouthwatering. Take a look at this gluten free recipe for the classic moon pie. We think it's divine.
From Diamonds for Dessert
If a great big moon pie seems to large, why not try this mini version? It's dipped in both mint and chocolate coating. What a fun way to be able to eat more than one!
From Pink Patisserie
Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, these salted mono pies are going to blow your culinary mind. They have just the right amount of salty goodness to counteract all that yummy sweetness in each bite. These are like the big brother of regular moon pies, and we think we might love this version the best of all.