Easy Homemade Croutons

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar loves making homemade croutons using Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks. It’s an easy and creative way to shake up a simple salad.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

3
tablespoons olive oil
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated original breadsticks (12 breadsticks)
1
package Italian or ranch dressing mix (or to taste)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2 Drizzle 2 tablespoons of the olive oil into 15x10-inch pan with sides.
  • 3 Unroll dough. Cut each breadstick into 1/2-inch pieces. Place pieces in pan; drizzle evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with dressing mix.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, tossing croutons halfway through bake time, until golden brown on both sides.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2 Drizzle 2 tablespoons of the olive oil into 15x10-inch pan with sides.
  • 3 Unroll dough. Cut each breadstick into 1/2-inch pieces. Place pieces in pan; drizzle evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with dressing mix.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, tossing croutons halfway through bake time, until golden brown on both sides.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Two tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese sprinkled on before baking is a nice addition

Garlic breadsticks can be used in place of the plain for extra flavor. Since the package is smaller, use 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon dressing mix.

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