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Old Hamburger Bun Croutons Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

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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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  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.
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  • 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.

Reviews More Reviews

Jun 07, 2013

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, these will also make great "italian" bread crumbs--way better than the processed brands. THIS CAN BE FROZEN.

Jul 19, 2013

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


9 Ratings

Jun 10, 2013

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.

Feb 16, 2015

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 think I will up the seasonings a tad more, even though we still loved them as written! Thanks for the great recipe, tashaspice!!

Nov 17, 2014

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 with black pepper. Fun to make! Thank you!

Aug 31, 2014

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

Aug 21, 2014

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.

Jun 10, 2013

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 for, but it was no big issue. These had really great flavor. Great use of leftover buns...I will be making these again, for sure~YUM! Thanks for sharing. ;)


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  • Calories
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

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

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