buttered crunchy croutons

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

BETTER, than store bought! No additives here,just a yummy buttery crunch. Great on creamy soups, or salads. You can even snack on them, while watching T.V.It make a wonderful snack for game time! Quick and sooo easy to make. The foto shows one batch I made. Next time I will double the recipe. They just seem to go "poof"...LOL My friends call them "Mouth Poppers!"... Stored in an air tight container they stay good for 3-4 days. Remember NO additives in this homemade recipe, and better for you. Nancy...12/20/12

★★★★★ 2
serves family
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For buttered crunchy croutons

  • 6 slice
    white bread regular or thick sliced bread.....
  • 3-1/2 Tbsp
    butter......or olive oil
  • salt and pepper......to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    dried parsley

How To Make buttered crunchy croutons

  • 1
    Cut the crusts off of 6 slices of stacked bread. Then cut the stack into 1/2 inch cubes(about 3 cups) Put into a bowl. Drizzle with the melted butter, salt, pepper, and parsley flakes. Toss well with a rubber spatula, lightly.
  • 2
    Spread the croutons in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake the croutons in a pre-heated 400 degree oven, untill crisp and golden. About 10 minutes. Turning once after 5 minutes. Cool and store. Use and enjoy soon. ** NOTE; If you like you can add a little garlic powder, etc. Your choice.
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