Garlic-Parmesan Croutons Recipe -
Garlic-Parmesan Croutons Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Garlic-Parmesan Croutons

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"These croutons taste great, and your house will smell wonderful with the scent of the herbs."

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Original recipe makes 3 1/2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Mix butter, Parmesan cheese, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, and salt together in a large, flat-bottomed bowl; add bread cubes and turn with a spatula to coat. Spread coated bread cubes onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool croutons completely before storing in an airtight container.
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Jun 13, 2013

I made a scaled down version of these, and they came out very good. Since oregano can have a strong taste, I'd caution you to perhaps start with going a little short on that herb--you can always add, but it's harder to take away! Cooking time could vary depending on how dry your bread is to start with. I took mine out of the oven when they were nicely golden brown, but they weren't quite crunchy yet. I baked them a little more, and they almost got too done. I liked the process of how to toss the bread cubes in the butter solution. Thanks for adding so much flavor to our salad!

Jun 07, 2013

If you run the baked croutons through the food processor to a fine consistancy, these will also make great "italian" bread crumbs--way better than the processed brands. THIS CAN BE FROZEN. You can also use leftover hamburger or hot dog buns and get the same result.

Mar 10, 2014

Tasty and crunchy. Used last of homemade bread and followed recipe using home grown herbs. These were wonderful on the French onion soup recipe I made recently. And a few left for my next salad. One could cut down on butter and still have good flavor.

Feb 25, 2015

The best croutons I've ever had! The only thing I changed: minced a garlic clove instead of using powder. Will be using this recipe for a long time!

Sep 24, 2014

Outstanding! I used 3 left over potato (hamburger) buns. With the amount of bread I used, there wasn't enough butter mixture to fully coat everything so I drizzled olive oil on top before baking (and sprinkled with additional Parmesan and garlic salt). The combined flavors of oil and butter really worked well (though I'm sure the recipe, as written, is just as good)!


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  • Calories
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 375 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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