We went to Trader Joe's last night. As usual we had to divide and conquer. I was thrilled with my husband when I discovered he had put a box of almond croissants or "pain aux amandes" in our cart. We have been devotees of their pain au chocolat, and generally love almond croissants so this was perfect.
|Trader Joe's Almond Croissants (box of 4 from the freezer aisle).|
|We put them out the night before; so that they can rise. We put ours on a sheet of wax paper last night. They do require some forethought, but it's good to be conscious of what you want to eat the next morning.|
|This morning, they were big and fat.|
|I popped them in the oven at 350° for a little under 20 minutes, so they would stay nice and soft (they recommend baking them for 20-25 minutes).|
|I added powdered sugar to make it a little fancier and let them cool for about 5 minutes.|
|My little breakfast next to the couch; so I can eat and watch my favorite Food Network shows: Paula Deen, Pioneer Woman, and Trisha Yearwood. The almond paste on the inside was so warm and flavorful. These are a new favorite!|
|The mug in the previous photo is one of the many Anthropologie Cadiz mugs that I own and love... I'm partial to the red and blue ones.|