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 using this easy-to-follow recipe.

Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe
Left-over Crunchy Baked Quick and Easy Snack Vegetarian

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Don't let your left-over sourdough go to waste! Instead, try this recipe crunchy sourdough croutons recipe, a perfect addition to your vegetable or chicken salad. This recipe is easy to make and doesn't require a lot of time.

Kitchen Utensils Needed in Making Sourdough Croutons

In making the croutons, you will need the following equipment in your kitchen:

  • cookie sheet
  • oven
  • bread knife
  • spatula
  • serving bowl


  • 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 325°F-350°F (162°C - 176°C). While waiting, prepare your left-over sourdough bread.

    Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe
  2. Cut the sourdough bread into croutons-sized pieces (roughly 3/4 to 1/2 inch thickness.

    Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe
  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.

    Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe
  6. Using a cookie sheet, place out the croutons on a single layer and cook for 20 mins.

    Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe
  7. Croutons should be golden brown and has a solid crisp bite throughout.

    (Tip: If inner crouton is slightly soft, lower heat by 25°F and cook for additional 5-10 minutes. Watch closely.)

    You can add this in your salad. Enjoy!

    Crunchy Sourdough Croutons Recipe