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Would You Rather Eat a Bagel or a Croissant?

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PinkNC PinkNC 7 years
Croissant for me
Food Food 7 years
I can't believe how tied the vote is. I say BAGEL all the way!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
If it's well-made, I would choose a croissant over a bagel. A good croissant is glorious. :)
orangek8 orangek8 7 years
BAGELS. I love them so much. I would totally marry one if I could.
Pampire Pampire 7 years
Wow I thought bagels were not as fattening as a croissant although I know neither one would be appropriate for a diet since breads usually aren't, but I had no idea they were just as fattening or more fattening than a croissant! Good thing I prefer croissants, I guess. Maybe I will stick with toast ciaobella. ;)
gingirl gingirl 7 years
Totally agree with Akasha. I just moved out of New York and am mourning my lack of bagel stores. However, I can find decent croissants at a few bakeries. I might need someone to send me a package from home... Lol
Triste3030 Triste3030 7 years
Bagels!!! Croissants are too buttery. My favorite is a jalapeno flavored bagel, cream cheese, with cucumber slices on top. =)
fashionplate525 fashionplate525 7 years
MmMmm..bagel and cream cheese-so good!!!
doogirl doogirl 7 years
I love them both! I chose croissants though, because they are so buttery and fattening and right now I'm dieting and can't eat either.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 7 years
croissants.i hate bagels.
dootsie dootsie 7 years
Croissants are too messy and buttery-tasting. Bagels are much more of a blank slate. A large (67 g) croissant has 272 calories, while a plain bagel (100 g) has 320. So neither one is really a health food. I tend to eat mini-bagels, which have about 100 calories per whole bagel.
snarkypants snarkypants 7 years
both!!!! pampire, bagels are extremely calorie-laden. i don't know about croissants, but bagels are by no means a diet-friendly breakfast. still love them though!
danizzle danizzle 7 years
akasha took the words right out of my mouth! croissants are always at least decent, bagels can be a disaster!
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
bagels!!! Croissants are nice, though.
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 7 years
What, no "Both" option LOL. :)
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I grew up on bagels, so I really love them. I'm not a huge huge fan of croissants--they're OK, but I find them too buttery for my tastes.
CiaoBella01 CiaoBella01 7 years
@pampire i'm not sure with the exact number of calories, but bagels is the equivalent of... i think it was 5 pieces of toast? someone correct me if i'm incorrect about this. and this is not counting cream cheese or anything other than plain bagel =( either way, i would go for croissants. i know it's not italian, but when i went on an exchange in italy, i ate one every morning and completely fell in love with european pastries =) PLUS! after the exchange, i was at my skinniest! i'm sure the croissant had nothing to do with it but hey a girl can dream ^_^
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 7 years
I love them both but I would pick a bagel.
gingrlj gingrlj 7 years
Lately I go for a croissant but still love bagels. Depends on my mood and what's available where. I get picky about who makes 'em
Pampire Pampire 7 years
Croissant for me but they are terribly fattening, the bagel would be a better choice as far as calories.
NurseKimberly NurseKimberly 7 years
Bagel
Akasha Akasha 7 years
I have to go with croissant since it's relatively easy to locate a good croissant, but outside of New York finding a great bagel is rather difficult.
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