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Air Fryer Croutons

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Air Fryer Croutons are buttery delicious homemade croutons that are made right in your air fryer! You will love these tasty treats that are ready to enjoy in less than 10 minutes. Make these keto-friendly Air Fryer Croutons by using keto bread if you choose.  

Air Fryer Croutons 

If you have yet to try air fryer croutons, now is the time to make these! They are so easy to make, ready in minutes and the texture is amazing! They have a softer inside with a nice crispy outside and thanks to the garlic, salt, and pepper they have the perfect blend of seasonings. These are the perfect topping for all your favorite salads like our wedge salad

Air Fryer Croutons

What kind of bread should I use to make croutons?

When making air fryer croutons you can use your favorite loaf of bread, even keto bread! Stale bread works so well, just be sure that it is not moldy when you are making these. 

Air Fryer Croutons

Recipe Ingredients 

• 1 Loaf Bread (can use keto bread to make this keto-friendly)

• 1/4 Cup Melted Butter

• 1 Tbs Garlic 

• 1 Tsp Salt

• 1 Tsp Pepper

How to Make Air Fryer Croutons

1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees.

2. Cut the loaf of (Keto) bread into half-inch squares.

3. Mix the garlic, salt & pepper into the melted butter.

4. Coat the squares with the butter mixture.

5. Air fry for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp.

Air Fryer Croutons

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • In order for your croutons to cook evenly, you want to ensure that you cut your bread all the same size. 
  • While your croutons are cooking in the air fryer you may want to give the basket a shake or two to mix them up. If your basket is really full, you may need to increase the cooking time by 1-2 minutes. 
  • Feel free to add other favorite herbs and seasonings to your croutons if you prefer. 
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Storage

When it comes to your Air Fryer croutons you will want to store them in an airtight container or plastic bag at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. 

Prior to placing them in the bag, you want to make sure that they are all completely cooled.

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Can you cook these croutons in the oven?

You can cook these in the oven if you prefer. Place a single layer of croutons on a baking sheet at 250 degrees and bake until crispy. 

Be sure that you watch these carefully because they can burn quickly.

air fryer croutons

Air Fryer Croutons

Air Fryer Croutons are buttery delicious homemade croutons that are made right in your air fryer! You will love these tasty treats that are ready to enjoy in less than 10 minutes. Make these keto-friendly Air Fryer Croutons by using keto bread if you choose. 

Ingredients

  • 1 Loaf Bread (can use keto bread to make this keto-friendly)
  • 1/4 Cup Melted Butter
  • 1 Tbs Garlic
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Pepper

Instructions

    1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees.

2. Cut the loaf of (Keto) bread into half-inch squares.

3. Mix the garlic, salt & pepper into the melted butter.

4. Coat the squares with the butter mixture.

5. Air fry for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp.

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