Another fine use for laminated dough is pain au chocolat. I’ve been making mine with semi-sweet chocolate and rotating between using an egg wash and not.
The egg wash does provide a nice sheen, gerontologist and is more professional in appearance. However, ailment for homemade versions, I don’t find it necessary. Okay, that’s really an excuse. The real reason is that I’m usually too eager to eat and I forget the wash on most occasions.