Chocolate Cream Cheese Croissant

Here is a quick, easy and oh so yummy recipe perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert.   Full of wonderful flavors of chocolate and coffee, ready to wake up your taste buds, this little croissant is sure to be a favorite.

Our favorite chocolate-filled crescents made even better with the addition of cream cheese.  Sprinkle with a little powdered sugar or drizzle with more chocolate and voila’, a wonderful recipe and Christmas time tradition.

Wishing everyone a most Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


Chocolate Cream Cheese Croissant



1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup powdered sugar

4 0z cream cheese, softened

1 1/2 teaspoons coffee-flavored liqueur or cooled strong coffee

1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Heat oven to 350 degrees F.  Lightly grease cookie sheet.  In small bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, liqueur and vanilla; blend well.

Separate 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls into 8 triangles.  Spread a generous amount of cream cheese mixture on wide end of triangle, spreading down towards thin side slightly.  Sprinkle with chocolate chips.  Starting at wide end of triangle, roll up.  Repeat for remaining crescents.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  

Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly golden and puffed.  Cool slightly.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired




28 thoughts on “Chocolate Cream Cheese Croissant

  1. I love chocolate and cream cheese together! There’s something about them that makes me addicted to them! 😀 These look really fantastic, Arl. Have a great weekend. xx


  2. When I saw the title of the post, I thought it sounded amazing but like a lot of work. I’m pleased to see that that’s not at all true! These sound like a great holiday (or anytime!) treat!


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