Definition of rugelach
: a pastry made with cream-cheese dough that is rolled around a filling (as nuts, jam, or chocolate) and baked
Variants of rugelach
Origin of rugelach
Yiddish rugelekh, rogelekh, plural of rugele, rogele, diminutive of rog corner, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish róg horn, corner
First Known Use: 1941
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