She’s not pretty, she’s my rugelach….

6 Mar

Rugelach…I’ve wanted to make rugelach since reading about a local woman who makes what her synagogue believes to be the best ever.  So, I’m really happy to have my first TWD participation recipe to be Julia’s.  I didn’t have any difficulty with the dough itself, but rolling the fruit and nuts into each of the strips did prove rather challenging – I think next time (and I will definitely make it again!) I’ll either make the pastry rectangles larger, or use slightly less filling.  And, as many others mentioned, it’s not pretty; but oh, so delicious!

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6 Responses to “She’s not pretty, she’s my rugelach….”

  1. cindy March 6, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    I agree I would use a little less filling next time. The pastry is so good but is gets lost in the filling, but the filling is yummy too. It’s just one great treat.

  2. Wendy March 6, 2012 at 10:10 pm #

    They’re not nice delicate cookies, but very tasty!

  3. Saira March 6, 2012 at 10:32 pm #

    It was definitely a challenge but so worth the effort !!!! Loved them !!!

  4. smarkies March 7, 2012 at 1:02 pm #

    hahaha. Love the title of your post – sums up the rugelach adventure (at least for me) 🙂

  5. Jen March 8, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    you should try rolling them into crescents instead (and maybe using less filling!), I found it to be easier 🙂

  6. Cher March 10, 2012 at 4:09 am #

    Hey, if they tasted good, pretty is secondary, right?

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