Croissant Product Guide and Troubleshooting

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Pillsburyᵀᴹ Croissants deliver flavor without complexity, as back-of-house preparation is minimal. Croissants are simple to prepare and easy to use in a variety of menu applications.

Key characteristics

  • Flavor: Bulk croissants have a homemade, sweet, and dairy taste.
  • Ingredients: Flaky croissants are free of partially hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners, and colors from artificial sources.
  • Sizes: Croissants are available in sizes ranging from 1 to 3.75 oz.
  • Texture: Multiple layers of tender dough on the inside and a golden-brown, flaky crust on the outside give croissants a scratch-like consistency.
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Available formats

Pillsburyᵀᴹ Freezer-to-Oven Croissant Dough

  • Frozen croissant dough can go directly from the freezer into the oven without thawing or proofing.
  • Croissant dough comes with egg wash already applied.
  • All-butter frozen croissants are available straight or pinched.
  • Chocolate croissant variety is also available.


Pillsburyᵀᴹ Thaw, Proof, and Bake Frozen Croissant Dough

  • Croissants can be egg washed to enhance the golden-brown color.
  • All-butter and butter-blend options are available as pinched or curved croissants.


Pillsburyᵀᴹ Fully Baked Croissants

  • Just thaw and serve—there’s no need for skilled labor.
  • Individually wrapped trays are ideal for making croissant sandwiches.
  • All-butter and plain baked croissants are available pinched and pre-sliced, or curved and whole or pre-sliced.


Tips and tricks

Baking instructions

Thaw, proof, and bake instructions

Interactive Product Guide

Check out the Interactive Product Guide for details, preparation instructions including how to calibrate an oven, and tips for croissant troubleshooting including uneven shape, collapse, low volume, and crust color.

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Why Pillsburyᵀᴹ Croissants?

  • Foodservice operators rank Pillsbury as the top brand for scratch-like quality, consistent product performance, and value for price.
  • A majority of foodservice operators agree that Pillsbury makes life easier, is leading the future of baking, and provides valuable content.

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