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Buttered Croutons

These buttery homemade croutons are ready in just 45 minutes!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 2
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

10
slices bread
1/2
cup butter, melted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Trim crusts from bread; cut slices into 1/2-inch cubes. Spread cubes in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Drizzle butter over cubes; toss to coat.
  • 2 Bake at 300°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until dry, crisp and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Trim crusts from bread; cut slices into 1/2-inch cubes. Spread cubes in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Drizzle butter over cubes; toss to coat.
  • 2 Bake at 300°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until dry, crisp and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Store covered in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Garlic Croutons: Add 2 garlic cloves, minced, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder to butter. Herb Croutons: Add 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves, finely crushed, to butter.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.