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rugalach cookies

a recipe by
Patricia Kutchins
Lake Zurich, IL

This is a really easy way to duplicate a very complicated recipe and it tastes delicious!

serves 32 cookies
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For rugalach cookies

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 c
    mini chocolate chips
  • 2
    pillsbury ready to use pie crust (rolls)
  • 1/2 c
    apricot or raspberry preserves

How To Make rugalach cookies

  • 1
    Unroll the two dough rolls. Cut each round in half. Separate so you have 4 halves
  • 2
    Mix the brown sugar, walnuts and chocolate chips. Spread 2 halves of each crust with preserves Sprinkle the sugar mixture over each half of the dough. Roll the dough starting at the rounded edge to the straight edge. Press gently.
  • 3
    Cut each roll into 1 inch pieces and arrange on parchment paper cookie sheet
  • 4
    Bake 350 degrees for 17-20 minutes, or until lightly browned. The filling will spread out when baking. Let them cool completely on the parchment paper. Remove each cookie and break off the extra filling that melted. Serve room temperature and enjoy.