Easy Rugalech

Easy Rugalech


"A rolled cookie of Jewish ancestry! Whenever I travel to visit my grandchildren they beg me to bake these cookies. Chocolate chip rather than raisin filling is a big favorite in our family! Adjust the amounts of cinnamon and sugar to suit your (or your grandchildren's) tastes."


32 m servings 185 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix butter or margarine, cottage cheese and flour together.
  3. Roll the dough into a circle about 1/4 inch thick. Cut the dough into triangular wedges. Sprinkle raisins into the broad end of the wedge along with cinnamon and sugar. Roll from the broad edge toward the pointed edge to form crescents. Sprinkle the crescents with cinnamon and sugar. Arrange the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes.
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  1. 11 Ratings


This recipe is not like any rugalech I've ever had or made. The rugalech dough I know is made with cream cheese, unsalted butter, confectioner's sugar, salt, lemon juice, vanilla extract, flour,...

this recipe needs to be more specific in terms of how to mix the ingredients. should you cut in the butter into the flour and then add the cottage cheese or just stir them all with the beaters?...

I agree with the other review that said we need more directions. I made this for my 10yr daughters class because they were doing a play and this cookie was mentioned in the play. I took the 2c c...

Having never had rugalech I didn't know what to expect. After reading the reviews I checked some other recipes for the methods. I made a half recipe. I added about 1/4 cup sugar to the dough ing...

I think more instruction needs to be provided. I've never made rugalech before, so I wasn't quite sure on the proceedures to cut the triangles. In addition, how is one supposed to add the co...

Thanks Edna! This was really, really good. I tried the recipe after reading the review, so I added a little flour and reduced the cottage cheese by a tablespoon. Quite often, recipes need so...

kindof bitter...but a nice idea