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 into a crescent shape.
Origin of rugelachYiddish rogelekh, rugelekh pl. of rogele rugele a rugelach of Slavic origin Polish rogal crescent-shaped bread roll from róg horn
Hebrew ×¨×•×’×œ×™×ª (roglÃ¬t, “creeping vine").