A cookie of cream-cheese dough spread with filling, such as jam or nuts, and then rolled up. (noun)
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Use "rugelach" in a sentence
"The staff was also baking the last few batches of the prettiest assortment of cookies (the redolent of cinnamon rugelach is my ultimate favorite) for the popular cookie tins Sweet & Savory offers for sale during this time of year."
"I am surprised that the Israeli rugelach is so different."
"Many will be partaking in another staple of the Jewish table as well: strudel-like nuggets called rugelach."