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Rugelach with Cream Cheese Filling

Rugelach with Cream Cheese Filling

  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 55 m
Kasey

Kasey

I took a rugelach recipe and invented my own filling with cream cheese instead of fruit spread. It came out so tasty I had to share it!

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  • Calories:
  • 179 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Beat the margarine and 1 package of cream cheese with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in the flour, 1/2 cup of sugar, and vanilla. Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Mix 1 package of cream cheese with the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, cinnamon, hot chocolate mix, and chocolate chips. Set aside.
  2. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  3. Divide dough into four equal portions. Roll each portion of dough into a 10 to 12-inch circle on a lightly floured surface. Spread a thin layer of the chocolate filling on each circle. Cut each circle into 8 wedges. Roll each wedge, starting with the wide end. Place the cookie point-side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

Jean D.
16

Jean D.

12/14/2009

I followed this recipe exactly like it was written just today and after tasting one, I'll say it deserves 5 starts. They were easy to make and well worth trying. The only thing I did extra was to sprinkle some powdered sugar over them. Thanks for a new Christmas cookie.

hapimom71
13

hapimom71

12/23/2009

Just finished baking a batch. They turned out so good I had to post a pic. We changed the way they were rolled after first round of dough. Top in pick is half of the cresent shape, they were to large. The last 3 I rolled in a rectangle and made a log,which I sliced (much easier for my 4 yr old). We then baked some slices standing up & some flat. The filling is delicious.

bakerssidekick
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bakerssidekick

12/29/2009

These were very good. Easy to make. I used mini chocolate chips and cut the circle into 12 triangles to make enough for my cookie exchange. Very tasty. I almost didn't put all of the cinnamon in because I thought it might be too much but it wasn't.

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