How To Make Croutons
Instructions – How to make Croutons:
For flavor variety, see the suggestions below and toss those in after you’ve tossed with the olive oil and before spreading in the pan(s).
Store croutons in airtight containers at room temperature, your fresh croutons will keep at least a month. Congrats – you’ve just extended the shelf life of bread for another month! The exception is if you made Cheese croutons – cheese croutons should be used within a week.
Additional Info for Making Croutons
Flavor Additions for Crouton Variety
If you’ve got some old bagels and would like Bagel Chips, try the same instructions with thinly sliced bagels.
If you’d like a bread crumb substitute, just put the croutons into a food processor (or a plastic bag and take a mallet to them).