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Easy recipe from Call Me PMc- How to Make Homemade Croutons! Homemade Croutons will take a salad or stuffing from average to extraordinary!

How to Make Homemade Croutons

I'm going to show you How to Make Homemade Croutons! Homemade Croutons will take a salad from average to extraordinary!
Course side
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword banana bread, croutons, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 149kcal
Author Paula


  • 5 cups bread cubed
  • 1/2 cup oil liquid coconut oil, olive oil, canola oil, or vegetable oil 
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese optional


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Cube bread and place in a large bowl.
  • Add seasonings to oil.
  • Drizzle oil over bread cubes tossing as you pour. (Optional - Add parmesan cheese and toss.)
  • Spread bread cubes onto a large sheet pan in a single layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then toss and cook another 15 minutes.
  • Test to make sure bread is toasted and crisp, but not too dried out.
  • Remove from oven and serve or allow to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.


Recipe from Paula @CallMePMc.com All images and content are copyright protected. 


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg