If you thought walking into a bakery with smell of buttery croissants baking in the oven was drool-worthy, we just upped the ante by taking the crown jewel of Viennoiserie and adding sweet and savory fillings. The final result tastes a whole lot like a juiced-up Toaster Strudel.
If you have the time, make your own leavened croissant dough from scratch using this recipe for butter croissants, or save time by using canned crescent roll dough instead. Remember to follow the basic instructions for your croissants, including allowing your dough to proof before baking, These times and temperatures are guidelines, so be sure to check your pastries to make sure they don’t burn. Shortcuts or not, check out these 24 foods you can stuff inside a croissant — you won’t regret it.