Homemade Croutons

Buttery, garlicky, crunchy croutons perfect as a topping for salads and soups, or to be enjoyed on its own!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven at 350oF degrees

  2. Cube dry bread and transfer to a large mixing bowl

  3. 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. 

  4. 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

  5. Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes.

  6. Serve or store in air tight container 

Recipe Notes