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Easy Homemade Croutons

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Easy & simple recipe for the best crispy homemade croutons! Customizable with seasonings, made with freshly baked bread from scratch or with a regular loaf.


  • ½ loaf bread (fresh or leftover)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Homemade Italian Seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Cut the bread into ½” to ¾” cubes and place in a large bowl.
  3. Drizzle the bread with olive oil and sprinkle the seasoning blend, salt and pepper on top. Toss well until all of the bread cubes are coated.
  4. Arrange the bread onto a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown, tossing halfway through.
  5. Remove from the oven and let them cool completely before using on your favorite soups or salads!