Crusty Buns Recipe

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Crusty Buns
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  • 2 cups lukewarm water
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lard


  1. In measuring cup, dissolve sugar in 1/2 cup lukewarm warm.
  2. Sprinkle in yeast and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. In large bowl, blend flour and salt.
  4. Using fingers, rub in lard until well blended.
  5. Stir yeast mixture vigorously with fork and stir into flour mixture.
  6. Gradually mix in remaining 1 1/2 cups luke-warm water to make stiff dough.
  7. Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes, or until smooth and elastic.
  8. Gather into ball and place in lightly greased bowl, turning to grease all over.
  9. Cover and let rise in draft-free place for 1 1/2 hours, or until doubled in bulk.
  10. Punch down dough and divide in eighteen pieces.
  11. On well-floured board, using palm of hand, lightly flatten pieces into 3-inch rounds.
  12. Place side of hand down center of dough; press firmly without seperating dough.
  13. Fold sides in to center and pinch ends to form slight points; arrange about 2 inches apart on well-grease baking sheets.
  14. Dust with flour.
  15. Cover and let rise in draft-free place for 45 minutes, or until doubled in bulk.
  16. Bake on sheet at a time on top rack in 500F oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until buns are well browned and sound hollow when tapped on bottom.
  17. Transfer to wire racks.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 611.43 Kcal (2560 kJ)
Calories from fat 45.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Cholesterol 3.04mg 1%
Sodium 1748.78mg 73%
Potassium 196.22mg 4%
Total Carbs 121.03g 40%
Sugars 1.05g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 22%
Protein 16.83g 34%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 25.4mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 363.94 Kcal (1524 kJ)
Calories from fat 26.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.98g 8%
Cholesterol 1.81mg 1%
Sodium 1040.94mg 73%
Potassium 116.8mg 4%
Total Carbs 72.04g 40%
Sugars 0.63g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3.27g 22%
Protein 10.01g 34%
Iron 1mg 9%
Calcium 15.1mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.8
  • 16

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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