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Cinnamon-Sugar Croutons

Yield 4 cups
These homemade croutons are flavored with cinnamon and sugar and used as a topping for fruit soup. 

Ingredients

  • 8 (1/2-inch-thick) French bread slices, cubed
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Place bread cubes in a large zip-top plastic bag; add melted butter. Seal bag, and shake to coat. Combine sugar and cinnamon; add to bag, reseal, and toss well. Arrange cubes on an ungreased baking sheet or jellyroll pan. Bake at 325°, stirring occasionally, for 28 minutes or until crisp and dry.

Christmas with Southern Living 2001