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Homemade Croutons

Buttery, garlicky, crunchy croutons perfect as a topping for salads and soups, or to be enjoyed on its own!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 150kcal
Author: MinShien


  • 3 cups bread cubed
  • 3 tbsp salted butter melted
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan optional


  • Preheat oven at 350oF degrees
  • Cube dry bread and transfer to a large mixing bowl
  • Melt salted butter and sprinkle butter over cubed bread in mixing bowl. Add garlic powder, parsley flakes and parmesan (optional) into bowl. Mix well using tongs. 
  • Transfer items in mixing bowl to baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Spread cubed bread out evenly - do not overlap and leave space between each bread
  • Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes.
  • Serve or store in air tight container 


  • The dryer the bread the less cook time is needed in the oven


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg
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