Emergency Garlic Bread

Emergency Garlic Bread


"I stumbled upon this creation as I was needing some garlic bread but didn't have any French bread. You'd never know the difference!"


9 m servings 160 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat your oven's broiler, or a toaster oven.
  2. Separate the bun halves, and spread butter onto the cut side of each one. Sprinkle some garlic powder over the butter.
  3. Broil or toast until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
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  1. 114 Ratings


LOL...I always use this recipe....hotdog bread or hamburger bread as they call it... when my grandchildren come over. They love taking turns toasting their own garlic bread in the toaster oven.....

LOL, I thought I was the only one who did this. I've used hamburger buns as well. I use garlic bread sprinkle instead of garlic powder and also sprinkle a little italian seasoning or oregano on ...

I do agree, it's good for an extreme emergency. But, contrary to your comment: YES, I really did note the difference!

My hubby and I have been doing this for years. He loves hotdogs and so I seem to always have left over buns that are ready to go stale. I've even put them into the regular toaster, spread margar...

I noticed the difference too, although not drastically enough to cut down the score so badly. Still pretty decent stuff, and definitely easy. I tend to like cooking things like this until bare...

Ha! I've made this several times before I even knew this was a "recipe" on here. I also add parmesan cheese and italian seasoning. Yum!

I gave this a 5 star because it is exactly what it is..."emergency garlic bread" that tastes great! I actually have done this before and the recipe here was a delightful reminder. You can put ...

I love that the domestic arts are still alive and well! My mom taught me this trick to use left over hot dog buns. I use it to this day. Sometimes I'll sprinkle them with left over shredded chee...

I made this out of some leftover hot dog rolls. Then I used it to make chicken salad (for me) and tuna fish (for my husband) sandwiches. It was a delicious addition to the sandwiches, although ...