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Twice-Baked Chocolate Croissant

These twice-baked chocolate croissants will transport you right to the streets of Paris! Skip out on the hard work and get amazing results!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, French
Keyword chocolate croissant, croissant
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 123kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 12 mini croissants
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup Nutella


  • Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. In a saucepan, mix together sugar and water, bringing it to a boil. Add vanilla extract and orange juice. Remove from the heat.
    pot with simple syrup in a pot
  • Slice croissants in half lengthwise. Using a pastry brush, soak croissants with syrup on both sides. Note: Croissants will be wet, but will dry out during baking.
    simple syrup applied to croissants
  • Melt dark chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between each. Once chocolate chips are completely melted, stir in the Nutella until smooth.
    chocolate and nutella in a bowl
  • Spread a spoonful of chocolate filling into each croissant bottom (optional: sprinkle on crushed nuts). Cover with the croissant top. Use a pastry brush to spread syrup on the top of each croissant. Repeat until all croissants are filled.
    filled croissant
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve!
    croissants with powdered sugar on a baking sheet


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg