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Strawberry Rugelach

This simple fruit-filled doughnut recipe is a family favorite for Easter. With just four ingredients, it's a perfect dessert to serve at any holiday, from a family gathering to a New Year's Eve celebration. Ingredients include strawberry jam, cream cheese, walnuts, dried currants, and cream cheese. Try experimenting with your own combination to find your favorite. This recipe will be a hit with the entire family, and you're sure to enjoy it!
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Course: Cake, Desserts
Cuisine: French
Diet: Low Calorie
Keyword: rugelach, Strawberry
CookingStyle: Baking, Oven cook
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 1263kcal
Author: Ms Kelly
Cost: 15
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Mix the cream cheese and the butter at high speed with a paddle attachment, until light and fluffy. Add 1/4 cup granulated sugar, the salt and vanilla extract. Lower the speed and add the flour, mixing until just combined.
  • Roll the dough into a ball on a well floured surface, and cut into 4 quarters. Wrap each piece in plastic, and place in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Prepare the filling by combining 6 tablespoons of granulated sugar, brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and the walnuts into a small bowl.
  • On a well-floured board, roll each dough quarter into a 9-inch circle. Spread the dough with 2 tablespoons strawberry jam and sprinkle 1/2 cup of the filling on top. Press the filling lightly into the dough. Roll the dough forward with the long side facing you, then slice into 1/2 inch sections, with a serrated knife, being careful to not press the dough down too much.
  • Place the cookies on a pan sheet lined with parchment paper and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Brush each cookie with the egg wash. Combine the remaining 3 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle on the cookie tops. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned. Cool on a rack.

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Notes

You can even store the leftovers in an air-tight container for up to 3 days. You can also heat them up and enjoy the melted chocolate.
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Nutrition

Serving: 4servings | Calories: 1263kcal | Carbohydrates: 111g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 86g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 220mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 2246IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 4mg
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