Garlic Parsley Buttery Croutons

Garlic Parsley Buttery Croutons

Ingredients

4 cups french or italian bread slices cubed (1 by 1 inch)

1/4 cup butter melted

1 tsp. parsley dried

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1/2 tsp. onion powder

dash freshly finely ground black pepper

Directions

In a large bowl, place bread cubes. Combine butter, parsley, spices and salt in a measuring cup. Stir butter mixture into bread cubes. Bake croutons on a cookie sheet in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes or until lightly golden- stir croutons once after 7 minutes (cooking time) have elapsed. Remove croutons from oven. Leave croutons on cookie sheet for 15-30 minutes to dry. Place in a sealed container. Makes about 4 cups croutons. Recipe can be doubled.