Croutons (for spreads)

1 8-ounce French baguette, in 1/2 inch slices
1/4 C (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted

Preheat oben to 400 F. Arrange bread slices on baking sheet. Brush
both sides with butter. Bake until crisp and golden brown, about 10
min. Cool slightly. Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cool completely;
store in plastic bag at room temp.