Definition of rugelach
: a pastry made with cream-cheese dough that is rolled around a filling (such as nuts, jam, or chocolate) and baked
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The daytime menu used to offer a basket of some of Ms. Weller’s finest work, including a slice of chocolate babka, some unusually tender rugelach and one of the best oatmeal cookies in existence.
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Origin and Etymology 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: 1941See Words from the same year
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