100% Whole Wheat Burger/Hot Dog Buns

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 15 mins

I found a recipe on the internet and substituted and added different ingredients to make a white hamburger bun recipe 100% whole wheat and healthy. I have been making them for years and my family and friends just love these buns! Never will I buy buns again! As with any bread machine recipe, add flour and/or water as needed. You can add other ingredients such as dried onion flakes, ground flax seed or whatever. Sometimes after cooling I wrap and freeze them and defrost as needed. I hope you will love this recipe as much as I do! Also, this recipe also makes great dinner rolls. Just divide dough into 12 to 24 balls, depending on the size of roll you want.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all ingredients in order according to your bread machine.
  2. Select ‘dough’ cycle.
  3. Allow cycle to run.
  4. Dump out onto lightly floured surface. Divide into 8-10 pieces(I make 8 hamburger,10 hot dog).
  5. Shape each piece into a hot dog or hamburger bun.
  6. Place on greased cookie sheets (or bun pans), cover; let rise 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes until golden.
  8. Cool on wire racks.
Most Helpful

5 5

These buns deserve 10 stars!!!! I just made a batch of them, and they are hands down the most delicious rolls I have ever had in my entire life! I've never had whole wheat buns that were this soft, and the taste is superb. And, if that's not enough, they were a cinch to make. I will NEVER buy burger buns again. Thank you! 5/15/09 I have made these rolls a number of times already. If you don't like the taste of whole wheat, but want the added nutrition, I started making these with Bob's Red Mill White Whole Wheat Flour. No one can believe that they're whole wheat! Everything else I do exactly as the recipe says. They're absolutely amazing!

5 5

I agree with the other reviewers. This recipe is amazing. Great hot dog buns, hamburger buns, and dinner rolls. I have made this with KAF whole wheat flour and chapati whole wheat flour. I have also made this using maple syrup with the same delicious results.

5 5

These are delicious and I'm excited to add this to my recipes! Not only are they delicious and much better than grocery store whole wheat buns, they are beautiful. I wish I would have taken a picture since our burgers looked (and tasted) like a gourmet burger from a high end restaurant. Thanks for a GREAT recipe... I know how long it can take to post recipes and I'm so thankful for the effort.