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Making homemade breadcrumbs is easy. Just save all your bread, pulse in your food processor and toast em up!

How To Make Breadcrumbs

Don't throw away unused bread! Turn it into breadcrumbs that are super easy to make. You can flavor them with your favorite herbs and spices plus they will keep up to 6 months.
Course Extras
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Stale or unused bread


  • Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Tear bread into small chunks and place on a baking sheet. Put pan in oven and toast bread for 20-30 minutes until bread is dried out. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Place toasted bread in food processor. Pulse until bread becomes small crumbs or desired texture. ***This step may be repeated based on how much bread you have.
  • Place bread crumbs into an airtight container. May be stored in a cool dry place for up to 6 months or 1 year in refrigerator or freezer.