Homemade Chocolate Biscoff Cronuts

I know we’re less than a week into the New Year, and right now everyone is looking for healthy or skinny recipes. This is neither- I couldn’t help but sneak in one more indulgent recipe. Don’t worry, I have a few healthier recipes coming!

Chocolate Biscoff (Cookie Butter) Cronuts | Pixiedustkitchen.com Only three ingredients needed to make cronuts at home!

I’ve been obsessed with cronuts since I first heard about them a few months ago, and instead of going up to NYC and standing in line for a few hours, I decided to make my own.  (After googling “baltimore cronuts” a few times, of course.) Have you heard of cronuts? It’s essentially a croissant and donut hybrid- and with this easy shortcut, making your own couldn’t be simpler.  All you need is a tube of pre-made croissant, oil, and a few ingredients to dress them up with- in this case, cookie butter and chocolate chips.

Chocolate Biscoff (Cookie Butter) Cronuts | Pixiedustkitchen.com Only three ingredients needed to make cronuts at home!

Before making these, I was scared to death of frying. However, it’s not that hard! Just remember to have your oven fan on and maybe a window or two open- I accidentally set off my smoke alarm 3 cronuts in. Using a heavy bottomed pan, pour in two cups of canola and olive oil, roll up your croissants with biscoff and chocolate chips inside, and fry one side at a time until golden brown.

Easy as easier than pie!

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Homemade Chocolate Biscoff Cronuts
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Serves: 8
  • 1 tube of 8 pre-made croissants or crescent rolls (I used pillsbury)
  • 8 teaspoons biscoff or cookie butter
  • chocolate chips
  • 2 cups olive or canola oil
  1. Open crescent rolls and separate.
  2. spread one teaspoon of biscoff on rolls and top with chocolate chips. Roll up and pinch ends together. Form into a circle and pinch together. repeat with remaining rolls.
  3. pour oil into a heavy bottomed pot and heat to medium high. Oil will be hot enough when drops of water evaporate on oil.
  4. Place formed crescents in oil and bake for 2-3 minutes; until golden brown. flip and bake for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove from oil and cool on paper towel.
  6. dip in sugar or powdered sugar.
  7. serve warm.

More Indulgent Breakfasts…

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6 Comments on Homemade Chocolate Biscoff Cronuts

  1. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
    January 10, 2014 at 9:13 am (5 years ago)

    Such a great idea, to put the biscoff in there! I was afraid of frying too, now I’m an old pro. I just hate how it makes my house smell! 🙂
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    • faith
      January 11, 2014 at 8:30 am (5 years ago)

      Thanks Dorothy!


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