Rugelach (Cinnamon Chocolate Twist Cookies)

Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 25 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).
  2. Baking sheets sprayed with vegetable spray.
  3. In bowl, combine flour and sugar.
  4. Cut in margarine until crumbly.
  5. Add yogurt and water, and mix until combined.
  6. Roll into a smooth ball, wrap and place in refrigerator for 30 min.
  7. Put brown sugar, raisins, chocolate chips, cocoa and cinnamon in food processor; process until crumbly, approx.
  8. 20 secs.
  9. Divide dough in half.
  10. Roll one portion into a rectangle of 1/4 inch (5mm) thickness on a well-floured surface.
  11. Sprinkle half of the filling on top of the dough rectangle.
  12. Roll up tightly, long end to long end, jelly-roll fashion; pinch ends together, Cut into 1-inch (2. 5cm) thick pieces; some filling will fall out.
  13. Place on baking sheets cut side up.
  14. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
  15. With the back of a spoon or your fingers, gently flatten each cookie.
  16. Bake for 25 mins, turning the cookies over at the halfwy mark (12 1/2 min).
Most Helpful

These are SO GOOD! I made them for my holiday cookie platter and they went pretty fast, once people tasted them. I had no problems with the dough or anything else like I thought I might. I'll keep these in my cookie files. Thanks for sharing!

JenSmith December 27, 2005