Chili Cheese Buns

Made with pizza dough and prepared chili, these quick and easy savoury cheese buns are a tasty lunch, appetizer or snack.

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  • 12


  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded Cracker Barrel Old Coloured Cheddar Cheese Block, divided
  • 1 lb (500 g) store-bought pizza dough
  • 1 cup (250 mL) prepared beef chlli
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sour cream
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). On lightly floured work surface, roll out pizza dough into 15- x 11-inch (38 x 28 cm) rectangle, about 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick. Spread chili evenly over top, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) border. Sprinkle with 1 cup (250 mL) cheese. Starting from one long end, roll up tightly into log shape, pinching ends to seal; cut into 12 pieces.
  2. Arrange on parchment paper–lined baking sheet, about 1-inch (2.5 cm) apart. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Drizzle with sour cream and garnish with green onions.

Helpful Hint

For loaded chili cheese buns, garnish with pickled jalapeño peppers, olives and diced tomatoes.

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