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Homemade Breadcrumbs

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: about 1 cup breadcrumbs 1x


These easy homemade breadcrumbs come together in less than 10 minutes, and are super flavorful! You’ll never buy breadcrumbs from the store again!


  • 23 bread heels
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning


  1. Grate bread heels into crumbs using a food processor or hand grater.
  2. Place 1 cup breadcrumbs into a large skillet on Medium heat with 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp Italian seasoning. Omit the seasoning if you want plain breadcrumbs.
  3. Stir occasionally until crumbs are a toasty brown and feel dry to the touch, about 5-8 minutes.
  4. Let cool on a cookie sheet and package into labeled freezer bags.
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5-8 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: breadcrumbs, homemade breadcrumbs