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Pineapple Sandwich Buns

These sandwich buns are delicious for ham and cheese sandwiches. They are fluffy and moist and the pineapple pairs well with the ham and cheese. I used cheddar cheese but Swiss cheese would be really good too.
*Today we are celebrating one of our mgcc girls birthday. Happy Birthday Judy.  Here's wishing you a wonderful day, full of fun times with family and friends. Hugs and blessings dear friend. I will bring pineapple buns with ham and cheese to the celebration. What are the rest of you bringing?
  • 1/3 cup milk, warm
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2/3 cup crushed pineapple, not drained
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey Dijon mustard
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 4 1/4 cups flour
  1. Stir together milk, butter, oil, pineapple, and sugar in a bowl. 
  2. Whisk in salt, pepper, Dijon mustard, and well beaten eggs.
  3. Add yeast and 3 cups flour.  Knead dough until smooth, adding more flour as needed. Dough should be slightly sticky.
  4. Place dough in a greased bowl and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk.
  5. Punch down, form buns, and place in a well greased 9" by 13" pan.
  6. Let rise again until almost doubled in bulk.
  7. Brush buns with an egg wash. (whisk an egg and 2 tablespoons water)
  8. Bake in a 350ยบ oven for 25 minutes, until tops are golden brown.
  9. Brush tops with melted butter if desired. 
  10. Yield: 12 buns


  1. Oh Betty - can I come to the party too?!!! Those look absolutely amazing - what a great combo of flavours. I need to try this recipe. Happy Birthday to Judy!!!

  2. These buns look so delicious and the recipe sounds great!

  3. What a scrumptious party sandwhich! Happy birthday Judy; enjoy your day.

  4. Thank-you, all for your good wishes! As for these fabulous pineapple bun sandwiches...they make the best party food!

  5. If all goes well, I'm making these this week. It sounds delicious!

  6. What kind of yeast did you use? I would like to make these, but I only have instant yeast. Will that work? Thanks!

    1. Yes that will work. I used instant yeast.


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