You may think you need to pick them up in Paris, but these recipes show that croissants, those flaky crescents of buttery goodness, are possible to make yourself for your next breakfast or brunch. Whether you're using our simple croissant dough recipe or branching out with chocolate-almond croissants, you'll become the favorite guest at any potluck breakfast or brunch.

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Chicken Patties on Croissants

Better Homes and Gardens

These chicken burgers are shaped into ovals so they can be served on croissants. Of course they're just as delicious in the round, served on hamburger buns.

Baked Croissants

Better Homes and Gardens

Homemade croissants are a real treat. And this recipe makes them easy to prepare.

Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich

Midwest Living

Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich

Bread Pudding with Beer

Family Circle

Chocolate-Almond Croissants

Better Homes and Gardens

Dark chocolate, almond paste, and whipping cream make a rich filling for packaged crescent roll dough in this simple dessert.

Raspberry Strudel Croissants

Diabetic Living

Using phyllo dough instead of traditional croissant dough makes these raspberry-filled dessert pastries fat-free and low in calories. Just 35 calories each!

Classic Croissants

Fine Cooking Magazine

Easy Chocolate-Almond Croissants

Better Homes and Gardens

Holiday Kids Snack: S'more Elf Hat

Now that it's getting colder, my girls are all about s'mores and hot cocoa. So I came up with this festive kids snack as a way for them to have both without the sticky mess of roasting marshmallows (not to mention the dangers of everyone crowding around an open fire!) For the sheer delight of your little ones -- and big ones -- serve the elf hat croissants warm with a mug of hot cocoa.

Will France's McBaguette Be a McHit?

Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a ... baguette? Mon dieu! That may sound like sacrilege to U.S McDonald's fans, but the French are saying oui, oui to the McBaguette, the fast-food chain's newly launched sandwich in the land of crepes Suzette, the Eiffel Tower and a nice Bordeaux, CBS News reports.

Egg Salad: Four Sunny Spring Recipes

Egg salad is a deli favorite we can't seem to get enough of. Whether you're brown-bagging it for a satisfying lunch at work, making sandwiches for the kids to take to school, or adding a dollop to a green salad for a light supper, egg salad is sunny and packed with good protein. Some of us like egg salad when it's back to basics: just chopped hard-cooked eggs and some mayo, piled on slices of crusty bread.

Cinnabon + Pizza = Pizzabon! (We're Not Making This Up)

Our list of guilty-pleasure foods is quite prolific, but now there may be a new forerunner in the so-bad-it's-so-good category of decadent delights. Are you ready for it? You might want to sit down.

20 Easy Brunch Recipes to Linger Over

Enjoy better brunch recipes at home with these perfect-for-lingering morning meals.

20 Easy Pumpkin Desserts to Sweeten the Holidays

Pumpkin pie, we love you. But when it's fall party time (whether it's an autumn dinner party, a Halloween hoedown, or a Thanksgiving spread), we'd like to shake up the dessert table with some pumpkin sweets that are a little unexpected. Pumpkin is one of those ingredients that bring out bragging rights, and rightfully so.

Easy Homemade Bread: But You Knead a Machine!

Making homemade bread is a deeply felt experience. Without a bread machine to make the whole process easy, though, it can be too deeply felt. Still, if you're a fan of the School of Fine Writing -- overwrought and adjective-filled -- you'll be thrilled at what people say about baking their own bread.

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