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Save Bread Ends for Bread Crumbs

Save your bread-ends in a plastic bag in the freezer until you have a quart or more. These should not be dried out first. Thaw out and process in a blender or food processor until crumbs are coarse. Spread out on a pan and let dry. Regrind them into fine crumbs. Now you have bread crumbs to use in recipes.

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Mix them with Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and whatever herbs you like and use them for breading chicken or pork chops to bake in the oven. This makes a delicious crunchy coating.

Mix them with butter, cinnamon, and sugar for a sweet, crunchy topping for muffins, apple crisp, and such.

By sweet pea from Butternuts, NY

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April 8, 20100 found this helpful

I love this idea! I have also used crackers.

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