Classic Toast Points

Classic Toast Points

Toast points are easy to make, and are a wonderful base for smoked salmon with cream cheese, pâté, chicken a la king, or seafood Newburg.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the broiler (500 F or High) and position the top rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
  3. Step 3

    Using a serrated knife, cut off the crusts from each slice of bread. Discard the crusts or save them to make breadcrumbs .
  4. Step 4

    Slice each piece into 2 triangles. Alternatively, you may cut the toasts into 2 rectangles or leave them as large squares.
  5. Step 5

    Arrange the bread on a large baking sheet. 
  6. Step 6

    Brush the top of each piece of bread with the melted butter, then sprinkle the slices lightly with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  7. Step 7

    Broil for about 1 1/2 minutes on the buttered side, or until golden brown. Flip and brown the other side for about 1 1/2 minutes.
  8. Step 8

    Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 24 hours.
  9. Step 9