Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada that sells breads, sandwiches, soups, salads, and other bakery items. This site will provide copycat recipes and recipes using products sold at the Panera Bread restaurants. Panera Bread Co. has 1,736 bakery cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe brands.
Panera Bread Recipe
2 loaves Asiago cheese bread, sliced ½ inch thick
4 tablespoons (½ stick) butter, melted
4 garlic cloves, minced
Salt to taste
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lay the slices on a baking sheet. Brush lightly with melted butter and sprinkle bread with garlic and salt. Bake for 20 minutes. Cool chips on the baking sheet.
These chips are great to serve with any of the soups listed on this blog. Store leftovers in an airtight container or resealable bag.