Despite the burgeoning attention, Chef Ansel has been about not compromising quality for quantity. Only 200 Cronuts are made each day, all of which sell out within minutes of the store's 8 a.m. opening. So what is a desperate pastry lover to do? Wake up early to get in line like the rest of New York. Others, however, preferred to pay scalpers upwards of four times as much as the Cronut's listed bakery price to forsake the wait.