Cream Cheese Chocolate Rugelach
These freeze well so you may want to double or triple the recipe.Always great to have on hand for guests.
CREAM CHEESE DOUGH
3 ozpackage cream cheese,cubed
1 call purpose flour
1/4 cgranulated sugar
2 tspground cinnamon
1/2 cbittersweet chocolate chunks or chips
2 Tbspmelted butter
·note: other filling may be used- like jam,peanut butter,pudding, pie filling,etc.
How to Make Cream Cheese Chocolate Rugelach
- Preheat oven to 350^. Cover baking sheet or sheets with parchment paper;set aside.
Combine softened cream cheese and margarine, mixing well until well blended. Add flour and salt; mix well. Form into a ball;chill thoroughly;about 20 minutes. On lightly floured surface,roll out dough to 12 inch circle.
- brush dough with the melted butter and sprinkle with the cinnamon/sugar mixture, saving a bit of each to brush tops of finished pastry.