Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe

Don't let your day-old sourdough bread go to waste! Time to make some crunchy croutons for your favorite salad or soup.


  • 4 slices of sourdough bread
  • 3 ounces of butter (3 tbsp)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven with a temperature of 325F-350F.
  2. Cut the sourdough bread into croutons-sized pieces (roughly 3/4 to 1/2 inch thickness.
  3. Melt butter in microwave using low power setting until melted.
  4. Combine the melted butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper and mix evenly.
  5. In a large bowl, add the sourdough bread and drizzle the melted butter mixture over the bread and toss with your hands until the bread is evenly coated with a butter mixture.
  6. Using a cookie sheet, place out the croutons on a single layer and cook for 20 mins.
  7. Croutons should be golden brown and has a solid crisp bite throughout. (Tip: If inner crouton is slightly soft, lower heat by 25F and cook for additional 5-10 minutes. Watch closely.) Enjoy!
Prep Time:
5 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes