Homemade Croutons


Homemade croutons are great to make for your salads, etc. When you make your own, you know what goes into it and are proud of your accomplishment. You can also add your favorite flavorings. Serve in soups or salads.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 cups


  • 15 slices stale bread

  • ÂĽ cup butter, melted

  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Slice off crusts from stale bread slices. Brush bread on both sides with melted butter. Cut bread slices into small cubes. Sprinkle with garlic salt. Arrange cubes on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 15 minutes. Let cool completely, then store in a covered container or plastic bag.

    close up view of Croutons in an orange baking dish, on top of a rainbow kitchen towel

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

118 Calories
5g Fat
16g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 118
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 542mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 34mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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