Optional spices: Italian Herbs, paprika, garlic powder, etc.
Various toppings or dipsto serve
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Remove the outer crust from the bread slices using a serrated knife.
Lightly brush one side of each piece of bread with the melted butter. Sprinkle with some black pepper and optional spices, if desired.
Cut each slice of bread into 4 triangles.
Place the triangles onto a baking sheet, butter side up.
Bake for about 6 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden and toasted. The time it takes can depend on how thick your bread is.
Cool the toast triangles on a baking rack.
Serve immediately with dips and/or different topping combinations (see notes).
hummus, fruit preserves, caviar spread, smoked salmon with cream cheese and fresh dill, pâté, roasted red peppers, ricotta, goat cheese, egg salad, ham salad, salmon mousse (see more ideas in the post above).
You can use toast points as a dipper for your chowder and other soups.
You can use your favorite kind of cream cheese as a base for toppings like olives, nuts, fresh herbs, honey, etc. There are so many variations to try!