Hot Ham and Cheese Pin Wheels

Keto Hot Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Keto Hot Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Here is recipe #3 of our Christmas themed Keto and Low Carb recipes, this week we present “Keto Hot Ham and Cheese Pin Wheels.” This is a ketofied version of a classic high carb dish that would normally be made with crescent rolls.  This recipe can also be used as a party food for your upcoming News Eve gatherings or as a way to use your left over ham or even beef roast.

The recipe starts with a standard Fat Dough recipe for your outer crust.  We used two types of keto/low carb friendly flour Coconut and Almond, but if you don’t have Coconut flour on hand all almond flour would work just fine.

For our recipe, we purchased some ham because of course we haven’t had our Christmas ham. When purchasing ham, what our for hidden sugars so stay away from glazed ham, or honey ham.  The fat head dough that we used is very versatile and we use this for our Fat Head Pizza recipe as well.

This dish brings back memories of something my Mom use to make, but of course it was a high carb version.  Enjoy!


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Keto Ham and Cheese Pinwheels


Hot Ham and Cheese Pin Wheels
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Keto Hot Ham and Cheese Pin Wheels

Here is a ketofied version of a normally high carb classic family dish.  Great for parties, or to repurpose your holiday leftovers.  
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 People
Calories 279kcal


  • 10 Oz Ham
  • 1/4 Cup Almond flour Blanched
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut flour If you don’t have substitute with all almond flour
  • 2 Oz Cream Cheese
  • 4 Tbsp Butter Softened
  • 1 Egg
  • 1.5 Cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1.5 Cups Cheddar Cheese
  • Yellow Mustard or Brown Mustard

Browning Step


Fathead Dough

  • Combine cream cheese and butter...microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds
  • Remove from Microwave and stir ingredients together to begin forming your dough.
  • Time to Add in your Dry Ingredients 
  • Add 3 Tbsp of coconut flour, and 1/4 cup of blanched Almond Flour.  Mix in your ingredients well.
  • Microwave for another 30 seconds.  *use 30 second intervals until everything is soft.
  • Add your egg and stir into your dough
  • After mixing in your egg, carefully pour your dough onto your silicone mat or parchment paper.  *Be Careful the dough will be hot!
  • Begin kneading your dough to incorporate the egg and all ingredients together.
  • Begin spreading your dough into a rectangle shape on your silicone mat. Use your clean hands or a silicone rolling pin.

Preparing your Pinwheel Roll

  • Spread a generous amount of your choice of mustard on to your dough.
  • Add Cheddar cheese (spread this out evenly over your dough)
  • Lay down your slices of ham over the entire surface of your fathead dough.
  • Beginning with the long edge farthest from you, start slowly rolling your dough towards you to form a cylinder.  *Try and roll it tightly.
  • Using a serrated knife, slice your roll into pinwheel slices.
  • Place each roll on it’s edge in a greased 8x8 or 9x9 baking dish.  Place the pinwheels close together.  This helps them keep there shape while baking.
  • Sprinkle seasoning over the pinwheels.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes....after 20 minutes check them.
  • After 20 minutes check your pinwheels and then brush the tops with melted butter mixed with garlic powder (Optional Step).
  • Bake for another 10 minutes.  We broiled our pinwheels for the last 3 -5 minutes to make the tops crispy.
  • Remove and let cool before serving.
  • We found that these refrigerate very well.  They are also pretty compact so they would be great for lunches.  Our kids also seemed to like them.


Estimated 2  Net Carbs per serving.  


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 616mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 0.7mg




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