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Toasted Bun Croutons

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 50 mins
Yield Makes about 2 1/2 cups
Hot dog and hamburger buns make tasty Toasted Bun Croutons. These croutons have a little kick thanks to the chili powder.


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 hot dog or hamburger buns, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups)

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Whisk together first 5 ingredients. Add bun cubes, and toss. Spread in a single layer on a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown, stirring halfway through. Cool 30 minutes.