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Garlic Bacon Croutons

I know what you are thinking... bacon in croutons?
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 183kcal


  • 1 tbsp bacon fat melted
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 cups cubed bread French or Italian work fine


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a frying pan, melt bacon fat if need be then spread on to a tinfoil lined baking sheet. Place cubed bread on baking sheet and rub around in the bacon fat until every piece of bread is coated. Then sprinkle on the garlic powder.
  • Bake for 350 degrees on the middle rack for 10 minutes. Toss the croutons and bake again for an additional 5 minutes until golden brown. Let them cool and then seal in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2mg
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