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Cheese buns – EASY step-by-step recipe

21 mayo, 2021

There are thousands of recipes and tricks for making bread. Starting from a simple dough of water, flour, oil and salt, infinite variations can be made. In RecetasGratis we propose you the recipe for cheese buns, an easy and delicious snack or the ideal accompaniment to your meals. Unlike basic bread, these stuffed buns are also prepared with milk, sugar, egg and butter, ingredients that give them an unbeatable fluffy texture.

In addition, it is a very versatile recipe, since it admits almost any type of filling. For this occasion, we have decided to prepare some cream cheese buns, a very simple version to prepare. However, you can choose to add any extra ingredient, such as ham or minced meat, or also substitute the cream cheese for others such as Roquefort or Camembert. Either way, these easy cheese buns are very tender and delicious. Keep reading this recipe to discover how to make cheese buns.

4 diners
1h 30m
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make cheese buns:

How to make cheese buns:


Mix the warm milk with the dry yeast and let it rest in a warm place for about 10 minutes to ferment.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 1


Meanwhile, combine the wheat flour, sugar, melted butter, egg and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Then add the milk with the fermented yeast. Knead manually or with the help of a food processor until obtaining a homogeneous, soft and elastic texture, without sticking.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 2


Add the dough to a previously greased container. Cover with transparent paper or a damp cloth and let stand at least 1 hour, until double in size.

Trick: To speed up the proofing process, leave the dough fermenting in a warm place.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 3


After the resting time, slightly prick the dough and divide it into portions of approximately 30-50 grams. Flatten the dough slightly and place a piece of cream cheese in the center. Cover the filling using the end of the dough portion and roll it so that the folds are at the bottom of the bun. Continue until all the cheese buns are formed.

Trick: you can also use any grated cheese of your choice.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 4


Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Place the stuffed bread rolls on a baking sheet and let them rest for another 10 minutes. At this point you can wrap them in clear plastic wrap and refrigerate them for later.

To bake the buns, brush with the beaten egg yolk and add a little toasted sesame seeds. Bake for 40 minutes at the same temperature, until you notice that they begin to brown on top.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 5


Your Baked cheese buns! Let them cool slightly and enjoy this fluffy savory side dish.

Cheese Buns Recipe - Step 6

If you liked the recipe for Cheese Scones, we suggest you enter our category of Bun Recipes.

Other fillings for your buns

The best part of this cheese bun recipe It is its versatility, since you can prepare them with the ingredients that you like the most: buns stuffed with ham and cheese, chorizo, minced meat, vegetables, etc. Here is an example of one of the variations of the savory stuffed buns, the Preñaos buns recipe.

Although we have opted for a salty version, you can also prepare some sweet rolls, and accompany them with a rich fruit or chocolate jam. To do this, we advise you these options: