Garlic Bread Crouton Sticks

Garlic Bread Crouton Sticks

Garlic Bread Crouton Sticks

About this Recipe

Try this delicious recipe for homemade garlic bread crouton sticks. Crunchier than garlic bread, easy to make and very portable.  These sticks are a beautiful accompaniment to so many dishes.  Perfect popped alongside a bowl of soup, and a tasty garlicky addition to a salad or served alongside a dip.​ Make, bake and have them ready to go…​

Garlic Bread Crouton Sticks


Yields – 4 portions

  • 3 ciabatta rolls
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 110g / 8 Tbs / 1 Stick salted butter at room temperature

Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375°F.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Make the garlic butter by crushing the garlic into the room temperature butter and mixing well until soft and combined.

Garlic butter for Garlic Bread Crouton Sticks

Step 2

Next turn your ciabatta rolls into long sticks. First cut the rolls in half (as if making into a sub type roll) – then cut each half into thirds – so each roll becomes 6 sticks.​ Spread the garlic butter evenly across at least one side of each bread crouton stick.

Ciabatta sticks

Step 3

Place on a baking tray and put in the oven. Bake for 15 minutes – then check, turn and bake again for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Keep checking the croutons to make sure they don’t burn – turning on every check for an even bake. Once they look nice and golden, put the baking tray on a cooling rack and let the garlic bread croutons cool.


Store the garlic bread croutons in an airtight container for up to 2 days.​

​​​What goes well with the garlic bread crouton sticks?

These garlic bread crouton sticks would go perfectly alongside a bowl of soup, and they would be delicious dipped in a spinach and artichoke dip. One of my favourite ways to use these sticks is alongside a salad – a great alternative to croutons in a Caesar salad or try my Mexican Salsa and Crayfish Salad – you won’t regret it!

Mexican Salsa and Crayfish Salad with garlic crouton sticks

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