Tiny toasts to serve with a festive dip or baked garlic!

emily

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Slice the baguette crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices

  • In a small bowl, stir together the butter, olive oil, and chopped garlic. Spread the butter mixture onto each slice of the bread. Place the slices onto a cookie sheet buttered side up.

  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted, and hard.

Nutrition Facts

309 calories; protein 9.1g; carbohydrates 43.2g; fat 11.3g; cholesterol 20.3mg; sodium 546.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2010
These are an absolute staple in our house, like butter or milk (or wine)! I don't use butter, however. I brush both sides of the thinly sliced baguette lightly with the olive oil. Turn them once, half way through baking. You're not limited to fresh garlic either - just sea salt is nice, sea salt and fresh ground pepper, grated Parmesan cheese, or even California-Style garlic salt. Just plain would probably be good too! I guess we use these for just about anything and everything you'd use chips or crackers for! These keep well in a sealed container and are so much better than the thick, stale things you buy at the store! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/23/2018
Make sure you don't brush too much of the butter mixture on the bread or your crostinis will be soft, even after cooking them. Read More
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78 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 4
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2010
These are an absolute staple in our house, like butter or milk (or wine)! I don't use butter, however. I brush both sides of the thinly sliced baguette lightly with the olive oil. Turn them once, half way through baking. You're not limited to fresh garlic either - just sea salt is nice, sea salt and fresh ground pepper, grated Parmesan cheese, or even California-Style garlic salt. Just plain would probably be good too! I guess we use these for just about anything and everything you'd use chips or crackers for! These keep well in a sealed container and are so much better than the thick, stale things you buy at the store! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/27/2011
These are fantastic, I don't spread each piece of bread though, I melt the butter then add the garlic and olive oil then spread them with a pastry brush and sprinkle them with parsley (they just look better) I make 3-4 baguettes at a time and freeze what I don't use and they freeze very well, I serve them with costco's bruschetta, yum.... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/11/2011
This was flawless. Will go with ANY topping. Followed recipe exactly and used a French Bread recipe also from this site. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2014
How does this only have 16 reviews? It's the perfect basic recipe for crostini. I've used it for 7 years!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2010
Excellent, but a bit time intensive if you need a lot. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2011
Really easy to make. I make this when I have friends come over, they think it's fantastic. I highly suggest using a garlic press, it saves a ton of time and you can find them at the dollar store. Also if you melt the butter a bit, you can use a silicone marinade brush to spread super fast. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/30/2010
Excellent love these. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/11/2010
yum Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/02/2016
Delish! I used French bread and only olive oil. First, I added some garlic powder to the oil. Then used plain olive oil...liked the one with garlic powder better (no surprise). On one sheet, I used sea salt and cracked black pepper. The other sheet, some with rosemary, others with fresh parsley. Just a very light sprinkling of add-ons does the job. Turn over half-way while baking. I use these a lot with salads, but they're great for snacks or with cheese, etc. So much better than the store-bought stuff. Thanks Emily, great recipe! UPDATE 3/2/16: Used garlic-flavored olive oil and topped with salt, pepper, etc for half of the crostinis I made today, and they came out great! Also lowered oven temp to 350, doing 8 min per side. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
07/23/2018
Make sure you don't brush too much of the butter mixture on the bread or your crostinis will be soft, even after cooking them. Read More
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