Nutella and Strawberry Croissant

Nutella ✔️ Strawberries ✔️ Buttery Croissants ✔️ Combine all three and press in a panini press…. pure perfection! Our Nutella and Strawberry Croissants are a great breakfast or snack option for your busy weekend ahead! 3️⃣ simple ingredients come together to create an unforgettable food experience 😋 These are great for weekday mornings with the kiddos, or are the perfect addition to that weekend brunch coming up!

Nutella and Strawberry Croissants stacked on top of each other next to fresh strawberries.

I’m going to let you in on a little secret…I don’t normally like Nutella! I know, I know, that is an actual sin to some of you, but for some reason it has just never done it for me! My kids would lick the jar if I would let them, but I just never saw the appeal…UNTIL this! One night, the kids were looking for a little after dinner treat this is what we came up with…initially we didn’t grill them on the panini press, but this small added step took these to a whole new level of deliciousness! Now we eat them at all times of the day!

I don’t have a panini press! How do I make these?

Have no fear! You can still make these just as you would a grilled cheese. We like to use a cast iron skillet and a plate to apply a little of pressure to the top of the croissant before flipping over to grill the other side!

What is Nutella?

For those of you who have still not heard of this chocolatey spread, Nutella is a Hazelnut cocoa spread that is sweetened and creates a delicious topping for breads, waffles, pancakes and croissants!

Ingredients for Nutella and Strawberry Croissant

Ingredients for Nutella and Strawberry Croissant

  • Nutella
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Croissants

How to make Nutella and Strawberry Croissant

Slice croissants in half. Spread a thin layer of Nutella to the inside of both sides of the croissant. Slice strawberries and place on one side of croissant.

Croissants on a plate with nutella spread on 1 with strawberries.

Place sides together and place on a hot panini press or skillet. Grill until slightly golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and grill other side and additional 2-3 minutes.

Croissant on panini press

Don’t be afraid to put more than one croissant on the press at the same time, otherwise you won’t be able to keep up with the demand 😉

3 Croissants on a panini press

Remove from grill or stove and serve immediately. These are perfect on their own, but a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side is never a bad idea!

Tearing a Nutella and Strawberry Croissant in half with strawberries popping out.

The kids get so excited when they see a package of croissants on the kitchen counter! They know that more than likely means there will be enough of them leftover to whip up a couple of these sweet sandwiches for dessert! Did I mention bananas are also a yummy choice instead of (or in addition to) strawberries? The possibilities are endless!

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Yield: Makes 8

Nutella and Strawberry Croissant

Nutella and Strawberry Croissant
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 16-20 Strawberries
  • 8 Croissants

Instructions

    1. Slice croissants in half.
    2. Spread a thin layer of Nutella to the inside of both sides of the croissant.
    3. Slice strawberries and place on one side of croissant.
    4. Place sandwich together and place on a hot panini press or skillet.
    5. Grill for about 2 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
    6. Flip and grill other side an additional 2 minutes.
    7. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 363Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 319mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 3gSugar: 17gProtein: 7g

(Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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