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Preparation info

  • Makes

    Forty-Eight to Sixty

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

  • About

These crisp, flaky cookies, rolled around a sweet filling, resemble snakes or croissants. They are thought to have come from Poland where they are a traditional sweet treat at Chanukkah. They are very popular in the United States, especially made with chocolate chips.

Ingredients

  • 115 g/4 oz/½ cup unsalted (sweet) butter
  • 115

Method

  1. To make the pastry, put the butter and cheese in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in the sugar, egg and salt.

  2. Fold the flour into the creamed mixture, a little at a time, until the dough can be worked with the