Favorite Rugelach

Favorite Rugelach Recipe

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Amy Scotti


I love rugelach and so does my family! It's a Jewish favorite pastry. Don't late the Italian last name fool you-I'm a coverted Catholic but used to be Jewish so all the Jewish favorites are still favorites with my family. These are easy and so good!


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3 c
all purpose flour
package yeast
1/2 lb
butter, unsalted
egg yolks
1 c
sour cream


1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
5-6 oz
finely chopped almonds

How to Make Favorite Rugelach


  • 1PLace flour in a large bowl. Sprinkle yeast over flour. Cut butter into flour mixture and mix by hand. In a separate bowl combine egg yolks and sour cream. Add to flour mixture, mix well. Gather into a large ball and wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate OVERNIGHT!
  • 2Divide dough into 5 portions. Roll each portion into a circle about 1/8 inch thick. Sprinkle filling on each section. Cut into 16 triangles and sprinkle each triangle with a few raisins. Roll up from wide end. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • 3Feel free to use different nuts or spread with raspberry or apricot jam before the filling or use mini chocolate chips!

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About Favorite Rugelach

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #crisp, #nutty, #fruity

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