Go Back
+ servings
apple croissant on cutting board
Print

Easy Apple Croissants

Make croissants in minutes using frozen puff pastry sheets! Fill them with apples cooked with apple cider and top with an apple cider glaze for a delicious fall breakfast!
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 croissants
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 1 cup diced apple that’s been peeled and cored about 1 medium
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider or juice, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silpat baking mat.
  • Place 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet. Heat over medium-low heat until butter is melted. Add the apple, granulated sugar, 3 tablespoons apple cider, and cinnamon. Stir to coat the apples. Cook until it bubbles, then cook for another 3 minutes. Stir cornstarch and water in a small glass or bowl. Pour into the apple mixture and cook until the mixture thickens. Remove pan from heat.
  • Unwrap thawed puff pastry sheet. Cut into 6 equal rectangles. Evenly divide the apples among the puff pastry rectangles and roll each up. Pinch the ends a little and pinch to seal. Place on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes, until the croissants are golden brown. Let cool before glazing.
  • Make the glaze: melt remaining 1 tablespoon of butter in a small bowl. Whisk in powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon apple cider. Drizzle over croissants. Let set for a few minutes. These taste best the day they are made.