Cosmic Brownie Croissants Recipe

Nancy Piran | The Bitter Side of Sweet Updated

Cosmic Brownie Croissants are totally out of this world! The brownie center will be the best part of your day.

When I was a kid my mom used to buy all the Little Debbie snack cakes. I mean seriously we were never without.

There were six of us kids so she definitely needed to keep a variety on hand. I would have to say as a kid my favorite snacks were oatmeal cream pies and Nutty Bars.

When I wanted something chocolate I would reach for Cosmic brownies or Star Crunches.

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Now that I have my own kids I try to introduce them to foods that I ate as a kid, but we do it in moderation. My oldest daughter is now running track and I am having a hard time keeping her fed.

She craves hamburgers every afternoon and always something sweet later. Although I do not cave into these cravings, normally I do try to get her something to satisfy her such as mint chocolate donut holes or ham and cheese quesadillas!

One afternoon she came home to these Cosmic Brownie Croissants sitting on the counter.

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Let’s just say I was the mom of the year for these! She could not get enough, so it is probably good the recipe only makes 10!

To top it off I actually made some boxed brownies to go along with them, just because I had extra batter and didn’t want to waste it. Her friends at school were pretty happy with all of the treats too!

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This recipe might sound intimidating but it is actually pretty easy. I decided to buy a boxed brownie mix to make my life just a little bit easier.

I didn’t have to have a bunch of ingredients; just the mix, oil, eggs and water plus the puff pastry and some chocolate to drizzle on top.

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Oh and don’t forget the mini M&M’s! Those were the fun part! So when you are looking for a memorable treat, try these Cosmic Brownie Croissants!

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Cosmic Brownie Croissants Recipe

    10 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet Puff Pastry, Thawed
  • 1 box Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips
  • Miniature M&M's Candies, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment and set aside for croissants.
  2. Make and cook brownies according to package directions.
  3. Once cool use a small cookie scoop to make 10 brownie balls. Place on plate and freeze for 20 minutes.
  4. Roll out puff pastry and cut into 10 long rectangles.
  5. Place a brownie ball on the long end of each pastry.
  6. Roll and tuck starting from the long end to the short end.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool.
  8. For the drizzle, melt chocolate chips over double boiler.
  9. Drizzle over cooled croissants. Top with M&M’s.
  10. Serve and ENJOY!

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Author: Nancy Piran
Recipe Yields: 10 servings
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 85 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 199
Calories 488

% Daily Value*
38%
Total Fat 25g
36%
  Saturated Fat 7g
7%
Sodium 162mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 64g
4%
  Dietary Fiber 4g
  Sugars 42g
11%
Protein 6g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Nancy Piran

About Nancy

Nancy has been writing about good food on The Bitter Side of Sweet for years now. We're pretty stoked that she's our Puff Pastry fanatic, because it's about to get deliciously epic.