Grandma’s Raspberry Rugelach
Total TimePrep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 5 dozen
- 1-1/2 cups margarine, softened
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Pinch salt
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup seedless raspberry jam
- OPTIONAL GLAZE:
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 4 teaspoons 2% milk
- In a large bowl, beat margarine, sugar, vanilla and salt on medium-low until combined. Slowly beat in whipping cream. Gradually beat in enough flour until dough is no longer sticky. Divide dough into four portions, then flatten into disks. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion of dough into a 12-in. circle; spread each with 1/4 cup raspberry jam. Cut each circle into 16 wedges.
- Gently roll up wedges from the wide ends. Place 2 in. apart on parchment-lined baking sheets, point side down. Bake 25-30 minutes or until light golden. Remove to wire racks to cool.
- If desired, combine confectioners' sugar and milk until smooth. Drizzle over cooled rugelach.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 96 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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Mar 9, 2019
Cool story for the cookies. The cookies were relatively simple to make. My family rated them as good- not great- I think the taste of margarine which we rarely use may have been part of the reason. So that may just be a personal preference. They also did not age well- they should be eaten within a couple days I felt. They came out beautiful in appearance and had a different look from other cookies I made this holiday. Thanks for sharing.