Chef John’s Chocolate Croissants Recipe

Chef John’s Chocolate Croissants Recipe

How To Make Chef John’s Chocolate Croissants

One of the things we love about French food is its hodgepodge of yummy pastries and other baked goods. After all, warm and fluffy treats baked fresh from the oven do sound heavenly. And with the help of these French pastry recipes, you can finally have some without leaving the comforts of home. Check out your options below to whip up a tasty treat for yourself!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2 sheets of puff pastry
  • 4 ounces of dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

  2. Roll out the puff pastry sheets and cut each sheet into 4 triangles.

  3. Place a tablespoon of chopped chocolate at the wide end of each triangle.

  4. Roll up the triangles, starting from the wide end, and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  5. Brush the croissants with beaten egg.

  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and puffed.

  7. Allow to cool slightly before serving.


  • Calories : 380kcal
  • Total Fat : 23g
  • Saturated Fat : 11g
  • Cholesterol : 41mg
  • Sodium : 129mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 38g
  • Dietary Fiber : 3g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 6g
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