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A few dozen baked crostini piled on an antique platter.

How to make Crostini for Party Appetizers

Learn how to make crostini for your next party! They are easy, perfectly crisp and perfect for a variety of toppings.
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: appetizer, crostini, how to make, party food
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 50 pieces


  • 1 baguette about 10 ounces
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon flake salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Thinly slice the baguette, about a ¼-inch thick, on a slight bias.
  • Evenly place on two baking sheets and  lightly brush both sides with olive oil.
  • Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and allow to cool before topping or storing.
  • Enjoy these crispy crostini with your favorite toppings!
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Will keep for 1 week in a airtight container.
If sliced straight across, you can get more pieces out of one baguette.