Stale bread that is buttered, seasoned, and baked till crispy make these inexpensive croutons that everyone will surely enjoy.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 15 slices bread
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons garlic salt (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Remove crusts from stale bread slices. Brush bread on both sides with melted butter. Cut bread slices up into small cubes. Sprinkle with garlic salt (if desired). Arrange cubes on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until browned. Let cool. Store croutons in a covered container or plastic bag. Serve in soups or salads.