Actually, the question is really "can I have one of those?".
Jeff challenged me to try making "cruffins" - croissant dough turned into a muffin shape.
Well, croissant dough is fun to make, so I had a go. And to compare, I made some muffin style treats, and some scroll style treats. All filled with creme patisserie (that's fancy custard) and milk chocolate chip - tiny ones.
First up we have : the cruffin! Nicely shaped, well baked, and inclined to rise out of he pan where possible.
Verdict - very nice indeed. Crusty top, slightly doughy inside, they layers are visible.
Next up : the scroll! Exactly the same when uncooked, but baked on a flat tray instead of a muffin tin. Wider and flatter.
Verdict : nice crunch to the outsides. And there are a lot of outsides. Layers are more visible. More irregular looks, but I've trained my family to prefer that anyway.
Overall, scrolls win!