Kaydee and Dawn Caldwell

Pepperoni buns are something delicious my mom created when my brothers and I were in high school. We were a very small school, class D3, so we have to travel long distances for away games. Moms of players were really good about making snacks for the bus rides. But my mom, Rosemary Anderson’s, were always the favorites and of all of the different things that could be sent with a bus full of kids, pepperoni buns were at the top of the request list for each away game!

Enjoy this easy recipe that kids love!


{Pepperoni Buns}
Speedie Rolls:
2 cups warm water
2 pkg yeast
1/3 cup sugar
6 ½ cups flour
2 eggs
1/3 cup shortening
1 tbsp salt
2 pkg sliced pepperoni

1. Combine water, yeast and sugar; stir until dissolved.
DSC036022. Add salt and 2 cups of flour. Beat 2 minutes.DSC036083. Add eggs and shortening; beat 1 minute.DSC036054. Blend in rest of flour. Knead, then cover and let rise for 20 minutes.DSC03609 DSC036105. Pinch off a walnut-sized ball of dough and wrap around a slice of pepperoni. Do this with the entire batch of dough.DSC036146. Place rolls on a greased baking sheet and allow to rise for 20 minutes.
7. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until just golden. Brush with butter.

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