Dice the French baguette into 5 mm - 1 cm cubes.
Put the baguette cubes in a frying pan over low to medium heat to dry-roast. To finish, turn up the heat to high until lightly golden browned.
Turn the heat off. Mix in the butter and garlic powder. Also add some herb salt if you'd like.
When the croutons have cooled down well enough, store in Ziploc bags and store in the freezer.
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I just came up with this recipe to use French baguettes. For another recipe for garlic oil, use (Recipe ID: 1721243).
Step 2: The croutons are done when their surfaces become crusty. Step 3: You can also use olive oil (vegetable oil) and garlic powder (add the oil first). You can make it nicely with store-bought garlic butter.