Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Easy to make and a great cost saver compared to store bought kind. Adjust seasonings to your own tastes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Dice fresh bread, leaving crust on.
  3. Put diced bread in a large mixing bowl and add all the remaining ingredients.
  4. Toss well to coated, then spread evenly on two cookie sheets with sides.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, then turn croutons over with spatula; cook 30 minutes longer and let cool.
  6. Store in airtight container for several weeks.


Most Helpful

Wonderful! I had some rather hard (old) homemade bread and didn't want to throw it away. This was a perfect way to use it up. Easy and fast too!

Pretend Chef Buckley May 05, 2009

Wonderful! My husband doesn't normally like croutons but loved these! I substituted olive oil for the butter and sea salt for the garlic powder. I also used more parmesan cheese and sprinkled more after they were done to coat the outside.

LoveNewRecipes January 25, 2011

used up some sesame hamburger buns I had left over...turned out great. The kids were eating them as a snack! :)

dizzy lizzie May 17, 2010

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