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Make-Ahead Garlic Toast

Rated as 4.93 out of 5 Stars

"I love this because I always have leftover bread and it goes to waste most of the time. The best part is that you can pull out as many pieces as you want and bake them straight from the freezer!"
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1 h 15 m servings 120
Original recipe yields 18 servings (18 toasts)


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  1. Mix butter, Parmesan cheese, parsley, and garlic powder in a bowl. Arrange Italian bread on a large baking sheet and spread each slice with garlic butter mixture. Place baking sheet in freezer and freeze until bread solid, about 1 hour. Transfer bread to a resealable plastic freezer bag until ready to use.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Arrange desired number of slices, butter-side up, on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until bread is toasted and butter is melted, 5 to 7 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 120 calories; 6.4 12.7 2.9 15 206 Full nutrition

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This surprized me that it actually worked. I had serious doubts but it was an incredible lifesaver for two reasons--I was able to salvage day old bread and make garlic bread ahead of time so tha...

Awesome idea that works great for later when you are short on time. It's so convenient to have it waiting in the freezer! The recipe is good but to bring it to 5 stars, double the amount of garl...

I love this recipe because I always have left over bread. The garlic toast was mild tasting. For a little more zip add garic salt to taste.

Much better than buying it frozen from the grocery store. I've made it with garlic powder as well as with roasted garlic (recipe from this site as well). Was great both ways. :)

This recipe is so convenient and tasty! The ONLY thing I changed was the garlic powder. I crushed real garlic (about 2 Tbsp, as I ? garlic) in my mortar (which I use often for Puerto Rican recip...

I think this tasted a lot better than the pre-made kind from a box. It was very easy to make and great to have on hand.

This recipe is awesome. Only change was I used bottled minced garlic instead of garlic powder.

I hosted an Italian dinner for 40 people and wanted to have actual garlic toast to serve (versus heated up loaves of bread and butter), so made this ahead of time and froze it. It worked very w...

The bread was very good. I only buttered one side before freezing it. Next time I make it, I will butter both sides. It's so nice to have a bag of garlic bread in the freezer whenever I want...