1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves (about 1-1/2 bunches)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup mayonnaise
24 (1/4-inch) slices French baquette
Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside or refrigerate overnight.
Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a 15 x 10 x 1-inch jellyroll pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) about 1 minute.
Remove from oven; turn bread slices over, and spread untoasted sides evenly with basil mixture.
Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 2 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yield: 2 dozen.