Homemade Croutons

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2-2/3 cups

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
You can change up these basic homemade croutons recipe by substituting your favorite herbs and spices. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Homemade Croutons Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 loaf (8 ounces) French bread, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard


  1. Place bread in a large bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients; drizzle over bread and toss to coat.
  2. Place in a single layer in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 110 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 336mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.