Rugelach is one of my family's favorite Hanukkah treats. You can customize them to suit your own family's tastebuds.
|Unsalted butter||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened|
|Cream cheese||4 Ounce , softened|
|Vanilla extract||1/2 Tablespoon|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 Large , whisk (With 1 Tablespoon Of Water)|
|Apricot preserves||1/4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Strawberry preserves||1/4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raspberry preserves||1/4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped walnut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped dried fruits||1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Cranberries; Raisins)|
|Mini chocolate chips/Dried fruit||1/4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2.Place the first four ingredients in a food processor or standing mixer and mix until combined.
3.Slowly add the flour, little by little until just combined.
3.Divide the dough into 2 balls, wrap each with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
4.On a lightly floured surface, roll each dough ball into a 9 inch round and using a pizza cutter or knife, cut into 12 equal wedges (like a pizza pie).
5. Before separating the wedges evenly spread the round with 2 tbsp preserves.
6. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of filling of your choice and press them down gently to adhere to the dough.
7. Starting with the wide end of each wedge, roll up into 24 cookies.
8. Place on a baking sheet with the tip pointing down and brush with egg wash.
9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
10.Serve And Enjoy