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Croutons: A practical restaurant recipe that prevents trashing leftover biscuits

Angie Dark
Angie Dark | June 9, 2015

The next time you find yourself struggling with leftover biscuit dough and don't want to throw it away, give this quick and delicious restaurant recipe a try:

SERVINGS: 30 servings


Pillsbury™ Southern Style Frozen Dough Biscuits, 2.2 oz (06252) 2 lb 8 oz 18 each
Italian seasoning, dry 1/2 oz 1/4 cup
Oil, olive 7.5 oz 1 cup


  1. Cut biscuits into approximately 1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes, and place in large bowl.
  2. Add Italian seasoning and olive oil.
  3. Toss gently, until seasoning and oil coat cubes.
  4. Place on parchment-lined full sheet pan.
  5. Bake until crisp and lightly brown.
Convection Oven*    250°F    40-45 minutes
Standard Oven         300°F    45-50 minutes
*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 20 minutes of baking.
Tip: Any leftover biscuits can be used to make croutons.


Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.
Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 170 ( Calories from Fat 110 ), 
Total Fat 12g ( Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 2 1/2g ), Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 350mg; Total Carbohydrate 14g (Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 1g ), Protein 2g ; % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 6%; 
Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat; 
Carbohydrate Choices: 1

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. 

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