a small pastry consisting of a square of dough with two opposite corners folded over a centered filling of nuts or jam
A cookie of cream-cheese dough spread with filling, such as jam or nuts, and then rolled up.
Origin of rugelachYiddish rogelekh, rugelekh, pl. of rogele, rugele, a rugelach, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish rogal, crescent-shaped bread roll, from róg, horn.
Hebrew ×¨×•×’×œ×™×ª (roglÃ¬t, “creeping vine").