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Homemade Croutons

Fresh and Crunchy. These homemade croutons will be the best you ever had.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, salad, uses for stale bread
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 8
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1/2 loaf of a stale French Baguette cubed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning blend
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, salt, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
  2. Add bread cubes and toss to coat with olive oil mixture.
  3. Lay bread cubes flat on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 5 minutes at 375F.
  5. Remove from the oven and toss the croutons.
  6. Place back in the oven and bake for another 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool.
  8. Store in an airtight container or in a zip lock plastic bag. Squeeze the excess air out of the ziplock bag.
  9. Serve on salads, soups, or eat as a crunchy snack.