Rosh Hashanah Rugelach

Preparation info
  • Makes Approximately

    2 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Vegan Desserts

By Hannah Kaminsky

Published 2015

  • About

Apples and honey are the traditional treat to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah, in hopes that it will be a sweet New Year. Rolling up a mixture of walnuts, apples, agave, and just a tiny touch of orange blossom water for that floral hint you’d find in honey, the standard buttery rugelach dough becomes a whole lot more special!


Rugelach Dough

  • ½ Cup Vegan “Cream Cheese”
  • ½ Cup Non-Dairy Margarine


This dough is very unique, because there’s absolutely no sugar in it. This helps to temper the sweetness of the filling, and it also prevents the cookies from browning much. Simply cream the margarine and “cream cheese” together until smooth, and then add in the remaining ingredients. Mix until it comes together in a cohesive dough, being careful not to overdo it; divide it into