Croissant is a pastry from France. It is known for its buttery and flaky texture. It is prepared from yeast-leavened dough. The dough is layered with butter and rolled into thin sheets. The process used in preparation of Croissant is similar to puff pastry. Sometimes, it is filled with fruit jams, dry fruit paste etc. to enhance the flavor. In a variation of Croissant, it is dipped into chocolate sauce.