Eat and Drink Cronut, shmonut: Dominique Ansel now makes a gingerbread croissant! Dominique Ansel's new gingerbread croissant is a fantastic seasonal sweet. Photo Credit: Dominique Ansel By MELISSA KRAVITZ November 14, 2014 1:22 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Drop the gingerbread latte, a new pastry delivers the gingerbread goodness this season. Waiting in line for a Cronut (even if there is free hot chocolate) has become almost irrelevant (for now). Thanks to a new Dominique Ansel creation, the Gingerbread Croissant, our mouths are watering for something a biy less fried, and a lot more heartwarming. In the new confection, a flaky croissant is filled with gingerbread spiced frangipane and caramel coulant and topped with caramelized pecans and star-shaped marshmallows reminscent of a delightful children's cereal. Dusted with a flurry of powdered sugar, Ansel's Gingerbread Croissant is a perfect holiday treat. The specialty croissants have been selling out by earlier afternoon, but a Cronut-style stampede has yet to descend on the Spring St. bakery. Now that we've let the secret out, you may want to line up at the bakery's opening, just in case... By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Milk Bar's Thanksgiving Croissant is back!A whole Thanksgiving feast is stuffed in a single pastry. Our review of Dunkin' Donuts' take on the CronutHave you tried Dunkin' Donuts' Croissant Donut? Check out Georgia Kral's review. Dominique Ansel & MasterChef Jr. Alexander Weiss make CronutsBehind the scenes at the at-home Cronut demo. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.