Rugelach – a rolled pastry that is usually filled with dates and nuts or jam and nuts. Rugelach are originated in eastern Europe and was popular among Jewish communities. Nowadays rugalach is a popular pastry in Israelis bakeries. Rugalach’s pastry is flaky, soft and melts in your mouth and the filling is sweet and delicious. If you have never tried rugelach recipe, you defiantly should try it.
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
For the dough:
3/4 cup (170g) Butter, melted
200g Sour cream
2 tablespoons Sugar
1/4 cup (60ml) Water
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
4½-5 cups (550-600g) Flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking powder
For the filling:
Date paste/Chocolate spread/jam
Powdered sugar for decorating
Preheat oven to 180C (350F). Line two baking trays with parchment paper and set aside.
Make the dough: in a large mixing bowl, mix melted butter, sour cream, vanilla extract and water. Add egg and mix until combined.
Add flour, baking powder salt and mix until incorporated. Add the flour gradually, you may need few tablespoons more or less. Mix until smooth dough is formed.
Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Roll out each dough into a thin circle.
Spread the circle with 3 tablespoons of your favorite filling (chocolate spread, date puree, jam). Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
Roll the cookies: Using a pizza cutter or sharp knife, slice the dough into 12 wedges. Roll each wedge up, beginning with the wide end and ending with the narrow end.
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