Baguette croutons using french bread makes easy, quick, delicious and crunchy homemade croutons in the oven!
These homemade croutons are great for a simple snack or side and you can add them to salads, soups or stews or use them as toppings in dishes like pasta, casseroles etc.
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What are croutons?
Croutons are toasted bread cubes that are crunchy in texture and it is used to add more flavor and crunchy texture to otherwise smooth textured foods like soups, stews, salads etc.
Adding croutons to salads make them more tasty, crunchy in texture and more appealing to kids and adults.
You can make croutons at home by toasting bread cubes in oven, stove top, air fryer etc!
In this easy recipe, we make homemade croutons easily by simply toasting the french bread cubes in the oven!
Tips to make perfect homemade croutons
When you make homemade croutons using baguette bread, make sure to use fresh baguette that is easy to slice for the best texture & taste.
Baguette breads are thin french breads and makes great homemade croutons whether you use store bought french bread or homemade bread but make sure to use the best quality bread for the best results!
Also make sure to follow the recipe instructions correctly so you don't over bake the croutons.
Making homemade croutons is pretty simple if you follow these simple tips and this is one of the most easy, quick and delicious crunchy snack you can make using bread!
They are so simple and easy even beginners can quickly make them at home so give it a try if you have never made homemade croutons before.
So here is how you can make baguette croutons at home following this easy recipe.
How to make baguette croutons at home using french bread?
To make easy, simple, delicious and crunchy baguette croutons at home, we use the following ingredients.
cubed baguette 2 cups (I used less than ½ of a large french baguette bread)
garlic salt adjust to taste
black pepper ¼ teaspoon (ground or powdered)
Step by step instructions
Preheat oven to 375 degree Fahrenheit.
Place the cubed french bread (baguette bread) in a single layer in a large baking sheet. Sprinkle the seasonings garlic salt and black pepper.
Bake for about 14 to 15 minutes until the croutons are lightly browned.
Transfer the croutons immediately from the hot oven to stop further baking.
Once cooled, enjoy immediately in salads, snacks or casseroles or you can store it in air tight containers for few more days usage.
How long does homemade croutons last?
If you store them properly in an air tight container, these homemade croutons can last fresh for another 3 to 4 days at room temperature.
Below you can find the detailed recipe for homemade baguette croutons.
Baguette Croutons - French Bread Croutons In Oven (Homemade)
- 2 Cups cubed baguette I used less than ½ of a large french baguette bread
- garlic salt adjust to taste
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper ground or powdered
- Preheat oven to 375 degree Fahrenheit.
- Place the cubed french bread (baguette bread) in a single layer in a large baking sheet. Sprinkle the seasonings garlic salt and black pepper.
- Bake for about 14 to 15 minutes until the croutons are lightly browned.
- Transfer the croutons immediately from the hot oven to stop further baking.
- Once cooled, enjoy immediately in salads, snacks or casseroles or you can store it in air tight containers for few more days usage.