A bite-size cookie made with cream-cheese dough rolled around a filling of nuts, poppy seed paste, chocolate, or jam.
- Last year, at a friend's parents' Hanukkah party, I eased my way through the roasted cashews, the challah bread, the decadent rugalach.
- This was my first time baking rugalach, and this recipe surpassed my expectations.
- Rugelach need to have a crunchy exterior, a chewy interior, and be studded with walnuts and raisins.
Yiddish, literally 'little twists'.
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