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Homemade Crouton Recipe

Our Homemade Crouton Recipe will be the only croutons you’ll ever want to eat again! Start with homemade bread, cut into bite size pieces, toss in seasonings and bake!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: French
Keyword: croutons from scratch, homemade croutons, how to make croutons
Servings: 8
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin



  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Toss bread cubes, olive oil, garlic powder, kosher salt and pepper until bread cubes are evenly coated.
  • Arrange in single layer on a large baking sheet.
  • Bake until golden, about 15 minutes, turning once.
  • Let cool and then use to top salads and soups.


Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
  • Keep croutons fresh and store in an airtight food storage bag or container
  • Short on time? Make our croutons with store bought bread
  • Toss in grated Parmesan cheese after baking when still hot


Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg