Kittencal's Garlic Croutons

READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12 -15
    slices bread (crusts removed, use slightly stale bread)
  • 12
    cup butter (can use more butter)
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste, or use 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic)
  • 14
    teaspoon salt (or use 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt)
  • 3
    teaspoons dried parsley (optional or to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 325°F.
  • Lighly grease a large baking sheet.
  • Place the butter, garlic powder or fresh minced garlic and salt or seasoned salt in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave until melted.
  • Mix in the dried parsley (if using).
  • If you are using fresh garlic allow the melted butter mixture to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to infuse the garlic flavor into the butter.
  • Brush both sides of the bread slices liberally with the melted butter mixture using a pastry brush.
  • Using a serrated knife slice into small cubes or desired sizes.
  • Place the bread cubes onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until desired crispness (watch closely these brown quickly!).
  • Let cool and store in a covered container in the fridge or freeze.
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