Chocolate Croissants

My Red Star yeast packets were about to expire, March 2013, next month. So I made croissants, double batch, around 36 of them.

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[100% organic]

  • 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips

Click here for the recipe for my butter croissants.

When you roll out the dough, cut the dough into rectangular squares, not triangles, around 3 inches wide x 3 plus a little more inches in length.

Brush one end of the rectangles with egg wash plus a dash of cream and place a small pinch of chocolate chips on the other end. Roll it up, carefully, and place some pressure on the seam as you roll over it. Transfer rolled croissants to a tray and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before baking.

Preheat oven to 375°F. Brush croissants with egg wash and then bake for 35 minutes, or until the croissants are puffed and golden brown. Remove them to a wire rack to cool to room temperature before serving.

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