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Italian Cheese Buns Recipe

Italian Cheese buns are so mouthwatering and delightful. These buns are filled with Cheddar Cheese and Italian seasoning. It’s a great side dish for weeknight meals when you’re short on time.

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Italian Cheese Buns

Italian Cheese buns are so mouthwatering and delightful. These buns are filled with Cheddar Cheese and Italian seasoning. Then they’re brushed with more Italian seasoning. It’s a great side dish for weeknight meals when you’re short on time. Also great for company dinners.

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Italian Cheese Biscuits Ingredients

  • Milk
  • Butter, divided
  • Cheese (I used Pepper Jack)
  • Italian seasoning
  • Yeast
  • Brown sugar
  • Flour
  • Water
  • Egg
  • **For exact amounts please see recipe card below.

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How to Make Italian Cheese Bread

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk and 2 Tablespoons of butter.

Heat to 125F (hot but not boiling) and remove from heat.

Stir the yeast and brown sugar into the milk mixture and let proof for up to 5 minutes.

Pour the milk mixture into a large bowl and stir in flour (with a wooden spoon or with your hands).

Add in the cheese and 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning.

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Knead for 5 minutes, and then cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm spot of your kitchen.

After an hour, the dough should be doubled. Punch down and divide into 8 even balls.

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Grease a cookie sheet and place the dough balls on it. Cover with plastic wrap and allow a final rise for one hour.

Preheat oven to 400F.

Cut a small cross or two slashes into the tops of each roll.

Combine the egg and 1 teaspoon water and brush over the rolls. Sprinkle on remaining Italian seasoning.

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Bake at 350F for remaining 20-24 minutes, until golden brown.

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Remove from oven and enjoy.

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Yield: 12

Italian Cheese Buns

italian cheese biscuits

Italian Cheese buns are so mouthwatering and delightful. These buns are filled with Cheddar Cheese and Italian seasoning. It's a great side dish for weeknight meals when you're short on time. 

Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cup milk
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • Cheese (I used Pepper Jack) 1 cup
  • Italian seasoning 2 Tablespoons
  • yeast 2 1/4 teaspoons
  • Brown sugar 2 Tablespoons
  • 3 cups flour
  • water 1 teaspoon
  • 1 Egg

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk and 2 Tablespoons of butter.
  2. Heat to 125F (hot but not boiling) and remove from heat.
  3. Stir the yeast and brown sugar into the milk mixture and let proof for up to 5 minutes.
  4. Pour the milk mixture into a large bowl and stir in flour (with a spoon or with your hands).
  5. Add in the cheese and 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning.
  6. Knead for 5 minutes, and then cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm spot of your kitchen.
  7. After an hour, the dough should be doubled. Punch down and divide into 8 even balls.
  8. Grease a cookie sheet and place the dough balls on it. Cover with plastic wrap and allow a final rise for one hour.
  9. Preheat oven to 400F
  10. Cut a small cross or two slashes into the tops of each roll.
  11. Combine the egg and 1 teaspoon water and brush over the rolls. Sprinkle on remaining Italian seasoning.
  12. Bake at 350F for remaining 20-24 minutes, until golden brown.
  13. Remove from oven.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 49mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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