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Turkey Cranberry Croissant Panini

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In this Turkey Cranberry Croissant Panini, buttery flaky croissants are smeared with homemade cranberry sauce and filled with tender slices of thanksgiving turkey, crispy bacon, peppery arugula and gooey brie cheese before being griddled and pressed in a panini press.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American-Italian
Keyword croissant, leftovers, panini, sandwich, Thanksgiving, turkey
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 525
Author Laurie McNamara



  • 4 croissants homemade or store-bought
  • cranberry sauce
  • dijon mustard
  • turkey leftover
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • 6 strips bacon cooked thick-cut
  • 12 slices brie cheese
  • baby arugula


  • Preheat your panini press.
  • Cut each croissant in half horizontally.
  • Spread the bottom half with cranberry sauce and the top half with dijon mustard.
  • Top the half with the cranberry sauce with turkey, black pepper, bacon, brie and baby arugula.
  • Replace the top half of the croissant and repeat with the remaining sandwiches.
  • Work in batches of 2, placing in the panini press.
  • Cook the panini until the top is golden and the cheese has melted.
  • Cut in half and serve.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 921IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 2mg