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Farmer sausage meat buns

Try this recipe to make a little something for the family to take along for their work / school lunches.
I made the dough a little higher in fiber, used low fat cheese and low sodium farmer sausage. You can try turkey sausage or garlic sausage.  Really any sausage you have on hand can be used.

  • 1 1/2 c. oats
  • 3 c. whole wheat
  • 3 c. unbleached flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 pkg. instant yeast
  • 1/4 c. oil (can be left out)
  • 4 c. of really warm water
  1. mix all the dry ingredients including the dry yeast
  2. add water and incorporate well.
  3. add more unbleached flour as necessary to make a soft dough
  4. knead about 10 min.
  5. let dough rest about 20 min.
  6. divide dough in 64 equal pieces
  • farmer sausage, cut into 64 equal pieces
  • cheese cut in 64 sticks
  • mustard
  1. flatten out each piece of dough and put in a little mustard, a piece of sausage and cheese.
  2. fold up sides and pinch the seams together, place seam side down on a parchment lined baking pan.
  3. some cheese tends to melt out and it makes for easier clean up.
  4. let rise about 1/2 hour. bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes.

64 sounds like a lot, but the kids have them polished up in no time!


  1. very very yummy indeed..AND with oats...who would have thought! Cool...thanks for sharing this recipe...a new take on an 'old' recipe!

  2. Yum Yum! I see the other comment is saying the same thing! Looks like great snack food and something I don't ever make! I'll try it! Thanks!

  3. I bet this would be good with a little pizza sauce, pepperoni and some mozzarella cheese, too. I'm going to try this tomorrow, we homeschool so maybe a good afternoon snack.

  4. Looks good Char. I also like the fact that you can use up leftovers of this and that.

  5. Hi, I found your Blog on a quest to find recipes for sausages. I'm specifically looking for summervascht and schwadamahga recipes. do you have any suggestions?
    Thank you

  6. do you cook the sausage first?

  7. lori, there is no need to cook the sausage least i never have.

  8. Do these freeze well? This would be a great change for my Hubby's lunch.

    1. Hi Ashley, Thanks for the great question. Yes, they do freeze well. I like having them on hand for lunches or for when I have been too busy (or lazy) to cook and serve them along side some soup.


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