The Recipe for Cheese Crouton

The Recipe for Cheese Crouton

Follow this recipe to take crunchy homemade croutons one step further by adding a topping of cheese.
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  • Serves: 18 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 325 F.
  3. Step 3

    Slice the loaf of bread into 1/2- to 1-inch squares.*
  4. Step 4

    Put the bread cubes in a large bowl and toss with olive oil, cheese and a few pinches of salt. The easiest way to do this is with your hands, tossing the bread repeatedly so it is evenly covered.
  5. Step 5

    Spread the croutons out in one layer on a rimmed baking sheet .
  6. Step 6

    The baking time will vary but usually takes about 30 minutes. The croutons should be nicely browned and crispy. Shake the pan several times while the croutons bake to make sure they cook evenly.
  7. Step 7

    Let cool.
  8. Step 8

    Serve and enjoy!