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Learn how to make homemade Heart Croutons from scratch with this simple, customizable croutons recipe!
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Heart Shaped Croutons

Baked, 4 ingredient Heart Croutons add so much love to your soups and salads, especially for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or birthdays.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: croutons



  • 6 pieces White sliced bread
  • 2 tbs. butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. Italian seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 350℉
  • Place parchment paper on your baking sheet
  • Cut small hearts on slices of white bread using a cookie cutter
  • Place bread hearts on the baking sheet
  • Melt the butter in a small microwave-safe bowl
  • Mix salt into the melted butter
  • Brush the melted butter on top of each heart
  • Sprinkle half of the Italian seasoning on top
  • Flip over each heart and repeat steps #7 and #8
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the croutons become golden.
    TIP: Larger croutons might take a couple of minutes longer. Smaller croutons may bake faster, so keep your eye on them because they can burn quickly.