Indulge your sweet tooth with chocolate and peanut butter-stuffed croissants

We know that you, like the rest of us, try to maintain some discipline over what you eat for breakfast. After all, health is important, and a healthy breakfast is an important part of a productive day.

But what about when it's the weekend, and you have some extra time, and you want a little treat? After all, you probably deserve a special little something!

We all do from time to time, and this indulgent breakfast is the perfect way to remind yourself that you're worthy of having a little decadence.

And don't worry, you can have a deliciously healthy breakfast, like this savory, brunch-perfect avocado pizza, anytime — so once in a while, cut loose and have the chocolatey treat you deserve!

This recipe takes the croissant, a classic breakfast staple, and turns it into a sweet, nutty treat. And as a bonus, this sweet breakfast recipe is also perfect for holidays and birthdays, or any other day of celebration, and kids will love it! And for grown-ups, it pairs perfectly with a steaming cup of coffee.

Check out the recipe below, and enjoy this indulgent breakfast with your feet up!

Chocolate Peanut Butter–Stuffed Croissants
  • Cook: 10 minutes
  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • 6 large croissants
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup chocolate-hazelnut spread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • Whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or any toppings of your choice
  • Combine peanut butter and chocolate-hazelnut spread in a bowl and stir until blended.
  • Slice your croissants horizontally and spread your peanut butter mixture generously inside. Put them back together like a sandwich.
  • Combine eggs and half-and-half. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour your egg mixture into a shallow bowl and dip your croissants in until they're evenly coated.
  • Lay out your coated croissants on a baking sheet.
  • Place your peanuts in a Ziplock bag and gently tap with a rolling pin until the peanuts are crushed.
  • Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top of your croissants.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 325 °F.
  • Top with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or whatever you like, and enjoy!

Of course, you can experiment with all kinds of flavor combinations using this recipe as a basic foundation. Go nuts! You deserve it. And don't forget to SHARE this recipe with someone you think deserves a treat!

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