Heat oven to 450°F. Melt butter in 9x13 inch pan in oven; remove from oven when butter is melted
Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Add milk, stir slowly with fork until dough just clings together (about 30 strokes).
Turn out onto well floured board, knead lightly about 10 times, roll out 1/2 inch thick into rectangle, 8x12 inch, cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 16 strips.
Dip each strip on both sides in melted butter, place close together in two rows, bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown
Serve piping hot, makes 32 butter dips (to use in place of bread).