In the meantime, toast the baguette on a dry skillet or in a toaster as desired. Remove from heat and let cool a little.
In a small pan, melt the butter with the maple syrup over medium heat and simmer for a few minutes until start to thicken. Add the apples, thyme, and the spices and toss to coat. Sauté few minutes or until the apples have stated to soften. Off heat.