Costco Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns Review

Soft, fluffy, fresh and cheesy!

Please note that this review was not paid for or sponsored by any third party. The opinions in this review are strictly my own. I am not affiliated with Costco or any of its suppliers. I am just a fan of the company. I write these honest reviews to help my fellow shoppers.

I was obsessed with cheese buns as a kid. I think I remember a solid two years of nothing but cheese buns for school lunches. I haven’t had a cheese bun for many years so I was thrilled when I found the Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns in the bakery section at Costco. The blog gave me an excuse to buy them to review so today we’re talking Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns and the item number is 1392369.

Taste

These Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns are too good! Probably the best cheese buns I’ve tried. They’re ridiculously soft and fluffy while still being a bit chewy. I couldn’t believe how fresh they tasted also. The buns are covered in crispy cheddar and parmesan cheese which adds all the delicious cheesy flavor, parmesan haters I honestly couldn’t tell there’s parmesan in the buns just from the taste, only by scanning the ingredients did I see there’s parmesan in these. My husband who’s not the biggest cheese fan gobbled one of these up and commented on how good they tasted. I remember cheese buns in my lunches being somewhat dry at times but these are very moist!

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Cost

I paid $8.99 Canadian for twelve Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns. Considering the taste I’d say that $8.99 is reasonable!

Convenience

The best before date was two days from the date I purchased the cheese buns. They freeze really well, I did transfer them to my own ziploc freezer bag though. A fun way to use these is to make quick and easy cheesy garlic toast by cutting them in half, putting garlic butter on and toasting them in the oven or toaster oven. You can also use these for breakfast sandwiches with eggs, bacon and avocado or for burgers/pulled pork. I enjoy them just plain!

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Nutrition

I have the nutrition information for you from the source (Costco) but you may not want to look at this…I’m warning you. One bun is 280 calories, 10 grams of fat, 600 mg of sodium, 37 grams of carbohydrates, two grams of fibre, zero grams of sugar and 13 grams of protein. Uhhh.. that 13 grams of protein is shockingly impressive, that’s a decent amount of protein for a bun! Obviously these aren’t the healthiest option but I’ll gladly devour the 280 calories of cheesy bun goodness.

If you enjoy cheese buns or even think you might like these, I strongly suggest you try them! I bet kids would absolutely love these for their lunches.

Taste: 8.5/10

Cost: 8/10

Convenience: 10/10

Nutrition: 2/10

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15 thoughts on “Costco Kirkland Signature Cheese Buns Review”

  1. I agree 10 out of 10 fantastic cheese buns BUT I did not know the calories or fat content until now….yikes! WOW, so much for me eating a second one. One is delicious, Two would be sinful but sooo good.

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  2. Hello, I too, also love these cheese buns. Best I’ve ever tasted or seen.

    One thing you may want mention, (revise the article, just so that this is included, in your review?), is this.

    The vast majority of grocery store cheese buns out there, only have the cheese, sprinkled on the top of the bun (and not much of it), itself. Costco cheese buns, have the cheese, mixed right into and all throughout the entire bun, plus a healthy topping on each and every bun as well. Covering the entire top of the buns, from corner-to-corner/side-to-side.

    Thus, making these, COSTCO CHEESE BUNS, a TRULY CHEESEY BUN, inside and outside. This makes Costco Cheese Buns, SIMPLY THE BEST!

    I, think that this observation alone, is the primary selling feature of these buns. If you love cheese buns, then, you can’t help but love these! FANTASTIC CHEESIENESS IN EVERY SINGLE BITE! (I, zap mine in my microwave, for 20 seconds, to warm the up. SUPERB! Also, try a burger made on one of these toasted. So many hamburger buns totally suck. These make a great burger, even better!

    PLUS! I, love the fact that these cheese buns, have an almost, Croissant-like dough texture! This makes it fun to pull them apart after micro-waving for 20 seconds. (Myself, I eat the bottom part first, and finish off, with the cheese encrusted top!

    To quote Elaine Benice’s character, from Seinfeld: “TOP OF THE CHEESE BUN TO YOU!” (The Muffin Episode – “TOP OF THE MUFFIN TO YOU!” The 155th Episode. 21st episode of the eighth season. It aired on May 8, 1997.)

    ” TRY IT! STEP YOUR BURGER, UP A NOTCH! YOU WILL LOVE IT!”

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  3. One last thing, I forgot to mention. Eat these within 4 – 5 days, as the moisture/moistness of them, if in an airtight bag or container, will cause them to mold, quite rapidly. Had this happen to a couple of them, on time. NEVER AGAIN!

    THESE CHEESE BUNS, ARE JUST, FAR TOO GREAT/TASTY, TO WASTE!

    Again, thank you, for all of your fabulous reviews!

    KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK/COSTCO PRODUCT INFORMING!

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  4. SING THIS: (IMAGINE TINA TURNER’S SONG, WHILE SINGING IT!)

    “THEY’RE SIMPLY THE BEST! BETTER THAN ANY BUN! ANY BUN I’VE EVER MET!”

    LOL!

    LATER!

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  5. Thank you for getting the Nutritional values… yeh they are to die for but never had whole its too filling for me… but yes i live ro heat it up and give it to my kids for lunches snacking anything they deserve this cheese bomb. I keep them refrigerated so that not get spoiled.

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