Sink your teeth into palm-sized, moon-shaped flavor with this rugelach cookies recipe. Cinnamon-pecan filling peeks out from a light, flaky dough sliced into triangles, then rolled into crescents—a perfect task for little helping hands to master.
Pronounced “roo-ga-lahk,” its origins are traced to 18th-century Eastern Europe, and the Jewish diaspora made it popular around the world. Rugelach’s cream cheese dough complements a variety of fillings, from cherry to chocolate to raspberry and more. Our rugelach cookie recipe’s cinnamon filling pleases any crowd, and it complements hot chocolate and coffee.