There is nothing like homemade soup, but this soup is for when you need soup in a hurry and the croutons are made with slices of pumpernickle bread. so easy and so good. This recipe is from Dash Recipes in our locale paper.
For croutons - pre- heat oven to 425 - Cut 2 slices of pumpernickle bread into 1 inch cubes - place on baking sheet and bake for 7 minutes.
For Soup - in a sauce pan over medium high heat combine the 2 cans of soup with the milk , stir togeather untill mixed well, add the cheese and chives . heat untill steaming hot. Ladle into Bowls and top with croutons .