Croutons

Croutons

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"This is great to make your own croutons for your salads, etc. When you make your own you know what goes into it and you are proud of your accomplishment. You can also add your own flavorings."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Remove crusts from stale bread slices. Brush bread on both sides with melted butter. Cut bread slices up into small cubes. Sprinkle with garlic salt (if desired). Arrange cubes on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until browned. Let cool. Store croutons in a covered container or plastic bag. Serve in soups or salads.
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A great way to use up bread that's past its prime! I like to use a lower oven temp so that the bread is crisp and dry all the way through before it starts to get too brown.

I've been making these for years, and my kids looooove them. Using french or italian bread, a garlic-salt mixture with parsley in it, and a butter-flavored cooking spray (rather than the butt...

These were better than restaurant style croutons!! The only changes I made was I cut the bread into cubes first, than put them in a container with the melted butter, than I added garlic and oni...