Cream Cheese Chocolate Rugelach

3
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

A delicate, flaky crust with the cream cheese flavor and chocolate chips makes this a foolproof winner at any table.
These freeze well so you may want to double or triple the recipe.Always great to have on hand for guests.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 2 dozen
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CREAM CHEESE DOUGH

  • 3 oz
    package cream cheese,cubed
  • 1/3 c
    margarine,softened
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • FILLING

  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    bittersweet chocolate chunks or chips
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • ·
    note: other filling may be used- like jam,peanut butter,pudding, pie filling,etc.

How to Make Cream Cheese Chocolate Rugelach

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350^. Cover baking sheet or sheets with parchment paper;set aside.
    Dough:
    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.
  2. brush dough with the melted butter and sprinkle with the cinnamon/sugar mixture, saving a bit of each to brush tops of finished pastry.
  3. Sprinkle on the chocolate pieces or other filling,press slightly into dough.Cut into 8 or 9 wedges.
    Roll each wedge up like a crescent roll;starting with the wide end. Repeat with remaining pieces.
  4. Place pastries onto prepared baking sheet. and chill for 30 minutes before baking.(or if you want them for a later date freeze them).
    Brush tops with remaining butter and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon/sugar.
    Bake for 18-20 minutes, until just golden brown.

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About Cream Cheese Chocolate Rugelach

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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