I don't know why I've never attempted homemade croutons, because I don't really like the kind purchased in the store... Today was my first attempt! and they were good!! These could make the pickiest of salad eaters eat salad! I got the recipe from Family Feasts for $75 a week! One of my favorite cookbooks! The recipe below is doubled! Mostly because I could eat a single recipe as a snack! I used leftover sub buns from Milano Bakery.
8 slices bread, cubed
4 T butter
4 T olive oil (I only had veggie oil so that's what I used)
1 t dried basil
1 t dried oregano
1 t garlic powder
Preheat oven 425*
melt butter, mix all ingredients except bread together.
Get a big bowl, toss, bread and butter mixture together
bake 10-15 minutes. Let cool. ENJOY! you can store in an airtight container for 1 month (I have no idea how you could get them to last that long!)