Pronunciation Guide: roo-geh-luh
Rugelach are bite-size, sugary pastries usually filled with chocolate. They’re crisp and flaky on the outside, and moist, tender and chewy on the inside – kind of like a croissant.
The name comes from Yiddish (the Jewish language of Eastern Europe) and has a root that means “twist” – a reference to its shape. Some people say that the root word is “rugel” – which means royal in Yiddish – perhaps symbolizing the savory taste.
Enjoy our homemade rugelach in both chocolate and cinnamon nut flavors!
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