noun rug·e·lach \ˈrü-gə-lə\
plural rug·e·lach

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

rug·e·lach also rug·a·lach \ˈrü-gə-lə\

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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