How To: Make Homemade Breadcrumbs

Homemade breadcrumbs are quick and easy to make and a great way to use up unused pieces of bread.




  1. Slice the bread into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  2. Turn, cut into thirds and pace on a large 17 by 10 by 1-inch baking sheet.
  3. and cover with parchment paper. Let sit for at least two days.
  4. Place one-half of the dried bread in the base of the food process fitted with the blade attachment and grind until the noise stops. Pour the crumbs into an airtight container.
  5. Repeat with the remaining bread.


Avoid breads that contain nuts, seeds, raisins, garlic and/or herbs, these ingredients don’t have a long shelff life and the unseasoned breadcrumbs are best for multiple purposes.