Old Hamburger Bun Croutons

Old Hamburger Bun Croutons

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"Have you ever wondered what to do with old extra hamburger buns? Don't throw them away! Turn them into yummy croutons! These are quite tasty, you won't regret making them! This can cater to whatever kind of meal you have. If you want, you can sprinkle Parmesan cheese over them before baking, too."
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20 m servings 62 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Drizzle olive oil over hamburger bun cubs in a large bowl; toss to coat. Spread cubes onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil, salt, and black pepper over the cubes.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until brown and crispy, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely before storing in airtight container.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • The oregano, thyme, and basil can be used in whatever proportions you prefer, as long as it's 1/2 teaspoon total.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.



I do bake mine a little longer--it really depends on how quickly the buns brown up. If you increase the spices and run the baked hamburger buns through the food processor to a fine consistancy, ...

This is awesome! I have done this before but this mixture of spices are very delicious!

Thank you so much for this idea, I think it would be great for any old bread, and I have some. I will try this with some Whole Wheat rolls that I had leftover.

These are amazing!!! I attended a church barbecue and after they gave me a few cases of leftover buns. So while trying to use up 300 old hamburger buns I came across this recipe and they are WO...

I had some bakery buns leftover from another meal and transformed them into these delicious croutons! I used a Tuscan herb flavored olive oil, but otherwise followed the recipe. Next time, I t...

Melt-in-your-mouth croutons! My favorite crouton recipe ... Easy and versatile. After coating in olive oil, I seasoned with seasoned salt, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning blend. Finished wi...

Doubled the spices and used leftover Fabulous French Loaves. Really tasty and great on my salad.

Great way to get rid of all those stupid hamburger buns my husband insists on buying (just in case) - which are filling up my freezer.

Delicious! I actually used some leftover hot dog buns, but same thing, lol. I used Italian seasoning in place of the oregano, thyme and basil. These needed to bake a little longer than called fo...

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