Origin of croquette
Examples from the Web for croquette
This is a man who loves his vegetables more than any croquette or jamón ibérico.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer|Kara Cutruzzula|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The croquettes I remember are different than any other croquette.
The difference between a croquette and a cutlet is just in the shape.
The crust should be crisp, and the center creamy, the same as a croquette.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
The croquette first given is dry when fried, and even the second form is somewhat so, many preferring them so.The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking|Helen Campbell
Place croquette or cutlet on wire spoon and use tablespoon to pour the beaten egg over the croquette.
Lay three at a time in a croquette basket and fry a golden brown in deep hot Cottolene.Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners|Elizabeth O. Hiller
Word Origin for croquette
1706, from French croquette (17c.), from croquer "to crunch" (imitative) + diminutive suffix -ette.