Ham & Cheese Croissant

Follow our easy-to-follow recipe and learn how to make delicious homemade ham and cheese croissants. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a classic snack that is sure to please.

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Ham and Cheese Croissant

Follow our easy-to-follow recipe and learn how to make delicious homemade ham and cheese croissants. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a classic snack that is sure to please.

Whether you're hosting a dinner party or looking for a delicious snack, our Perfect Ham and Cheese Croissant recipe is guaranteed to delight any crowd. With its subtle sweetness, flaky layers and delicious filling, it's sure to be the star of each occasion!

Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 4 croissants
  • 200g thinly sliced deli ham
  • 4 slices of gruyere, or swiss cheese


  1. Slice each croissant in half.
  2. Layer the ham over the bottom half of the croissant, and top with cheese.
  3. Either melt the cheese beneath a hot grill until melted and golden, and top with the other half of the croissant
    Place the top half of the croissant on top of the cheese, and cook in a panini or sandwich press until the pastry is golden and flaky, and the cheese melted through.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 544Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 1203mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 30g

Please note, this nutrition information is to be used as a guide only. Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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How to make a Ham and Cheese Croissant

Who doesn’t love a delicious ham and cheese croissant? Making your own at home is easier than you think, and with this easy ham and cheese croissant recipe, you’ll be able to enjoy the perfect combination of salty ham, melted cheese, and flaky croissant dough. Not only is it an incredibly tasty snack or meal option but it’s also incredibly easy to make. Whether you’re looking for a quick breakfast or an afternoon snack, this ham and cheese croissant recipe is sure to hit the spot!

You can’t beat a classic

Can you envision Scotland not having ham and cheese croissants? It’s true! I never saw them on any menu, nor did the people I questioned even try this classic combination. Unbelievable! I had no idea this breakfast pastry was such an Aussie thing until I moved to the UK. It’s amazing what you can learn through your travels!

After years of going without croissant, I’m delighted to find that there are now gluten-free croissants available from Woolworths. It’s such a relief for me as someone who has celiac disease and can finally indulge in this delicious breakfast treat again!

Nothing beats a fresh croissant from the bakery but these gluten free ones can still satisfy your cravings! When piled with some ham and cheese, they’re hard to resist and absolutely delicious.

Growing up in Liverpool: The Cafe Classic Ham and Cheese Croissant

Growing up in Liverpool, South West Sydney certainly had its perks, especially in terms of food. Despite not being especially famous for its gastronomy, the diversity of cuisines from different parts of the world that I found there as a child is why I fell in love with food and cooking so deeply.

Whenever my mother and I would go shopping, we would treat ourselves to an incredibly special lunch every once in a while at the café near McDonalds. My mom’s go-to order was always a cappuccino and Mediterranean vegetable focaccia, while I couldn’t help but indulge in a delicious strawberry milkshake and ham and cheese croissant!

Every lunch with my mum was such an amazing treat for me – it made those moments together so special. Even now, I still fondly remember all the foodie adventures we shared growing up.

We had a great time together at every meal – from cream tea, to cafe treats, from steaming bowls of short soup to gigantic doner kebabs that we’d have to divide in two. It felt like the whole world was around us; there was always something new we could discover and experience.

No wonder I love to cook and eat so much!

The French Bakery in Toowong

Way back in the early days of my dating life, before I was diagnosed with celiac, there was this guy I dated who lived in Auchenflower, Brisbane. In the neighbouring suburb Toowong was a French boulangerie widely known for their delicious croissants with ham and cheese.

But what made their treats so special?

This bakery opted for cream cheese instead of the more popular gruyere and swiss cheese for their croissants. Moreover, no slicing task was required for ham and cheese as it was already rolled into the croissant.

Pure decadent and delicious joy.

Food in the West End

I’ve been back in Brisbane for a year now and my work usually had me in the CBD. But recently, I started a new role that has me working daily at South Brisbane near the West End. If haven’t been there lately, you should definitely make a trip down to check it out!

When I arrived in Brisbane twenty years ago, the west end was mainly made up of cafes and thrift stores. Fast forward to today and the area is now brimming with some of the city’s best restaurants, pubs and bars. No matter what you’re looking for, this vibrant neighbourhood has it all!

Working in a foodie paradise like South Brisbane is an absolute delight. Every day, I get to feast on the top-notch cuisines offered by the city and am never short of delicious lunch options! There’s even a rather large Harris Farm here in the West End, filled top to toe with delicious delights. They have an amazing array of celiac-friendly options also.

Ham & Cheese Croissant Recipe – Classic Indulgence, Buttery Bliss

Savour the timeless combination of savoury ham and melted cheese nestled within layers of flaky, buttery croissant. Our Ham and cheese Croissant recipe is a delightful fusion of textures and flavours, offering a moment of indulgence in every bite. The croissant’s delicate layers yield a satisfying crispness that contrasts beautifully with the tender ham and gooey cheese.

This classic indulgence is perfect for leisurely breakfasts or as a comforting snack. Each bite is a marriage of savoury and buttery notes, a reminder that simple pleasures can bring immense joy. Whether enjoyed with a cup of coffee or as a quick on-the-go treat, the Ham and cheese Croissant is a comforting embrace that awakens your senses.


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