Breakfast Snack Buns

This savory twist on cinnamon buns, featuring scrambled eggs, veggies and cheese, makes a great breakfast or after-school snack.

  • Prep time: 20 min
  • Makes: 12
  • Cook time: 37 min

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 210
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Fat 7 g
  • Potassium* 200 mg
  • Cholestérol 390 mg
  • Carbohydrates 27 g
  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sugar 0 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Sodium 390 mg
*Some ingredients used in the analysis do not provide potassium information, so the potassium mg per serving may be undervalued


2 tbsp / 30 ml
butter, divided
1 cup / 250 ml
Egg Creations Fat Free Cheese & Chive, well shaken
1 package / 700 g
pizza dough (deli-prepared or use homemade)
1/4 cup / 50 ml
each chopped red pepper and green onion
1/4 cup / 50 ml
crumbled cooked bacon or diced ham (optional)
1 1/2 cup / 375 ml
shredded Cheddar-mozzarella cheese blend, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200 °C).

  2. Heat 1 tbsp (15 ml) butter in a medium nonstick skillet set over medium heat. Add eggs and cook, without stirring for 1 minute. Cook, stirring for 1 additional minute or until eggs are very softly set. (Do not over-cook as eggs will continue to cook in oven.)

  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pizza dough into a large rectangle, about 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30 cm). Melt remaining butter; brush over dough.

  4. Arrange scrambled eggs evenly over top leaving a 1-inch (1/2 cm) border along the long side closest to you, and 2-inch (5 cm) border along the opposite side. Scatter red pepper, green onion, bacon or ham (if using) evenly over eggs. Sprinkle with 1 cup (250 ml) cheese.

  5. Starting at long edge closest to you, roll up dough (cinnamon bun style), pinching seams to seal. Slice into 12 equal-sized rounds.

  6. Keeping rolls intact and reshaping as needed; arrange rolls cut-side-down, on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes longer or until golden and cheese is melted. Serve warm.


  1. Rolls can be reserved in the refrigerator for up to 3 days and rewarmed in the microwave to serve. Heat 1 roll for 30 seconds on High power.

  2. If using refrigerated dough, bring dough out of the fridge for 20 minutes to warm up before rolling.

  3. Egg Creations Fat Free Original or Whole Egg Original can be used instead of Cheese & Chive flavour.

This recipe was made with:

Egg Creations Fat Free Cheese & Chive

Our perfectly balanced blend of cheese and chives.

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