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Homemade Croutons

You will love making homemade croutons with leftover bread. It is a great way to stretch your family budget.

You love this recipe for homemade croutons!  It is a very easy recipe and a great way to use up the last of your bread loaf or clearance bread that is near expiration. My family loves these!  I love making my own croutons because I know what ingredients are used!  This recipe of course can easily be made gluten free too! You can also make homemade croutons with leftover bread. It is a great way to stretch your family budget.

I love to serve my homemade croutons on salads and soups.

Homemade Croutons

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Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes
Total Time:15 minutes


  • 3 -4 slices of bread
  • 6 - 8 T olive oil
  • 2 T Italian seasonings


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cut bread into 1 inch pieces.
  • Mix olive oil and seasoning together in small bowl.
  • Place bread pieces on to 13x9 baking sheet.
  • Drizzle bread pieces with oil mixture.
  • Toss bread pieces to evenly coat.
  • Make sure bread pieces are spread out.
  • Bake for 5 mins and then flip over.
  • Continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Let cool and serve.


Can store in ziploc bag for up to 4 days.
Author: Shelley@StockpilingMoms

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