Pain Au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissant Recipe): Light, flaky, chocolate-filled buttery croissants with chocolate drizzle. Impressive bakery-style pastries.
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Pain au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissant Recipe)

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 1 package refrigerated croissant dough
  • 16 pain au chocolat sticks or 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg beaten with a pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips melted


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Pop open can of croissant dough.
  • Unroll the dough and smooth it flat.
  • Separate into triangles.
  • Place 2 chocolate stick (or a line of chocolate chips) at the wide end of the triangle and roll up in the croissant dough, ending with the narrow end.
  • Lightly brush with egg wash.
  • Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet at 375° for 9 -12 minutes until just turning golden brown.
  • Cool, then drizzle with melted chocolate.