Walnut and Dried Cherry Rugelach

Recipe by Ducky
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 32 pieces




  • Combine dough ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth dough forms.
  • Divide dough into 4 pieces, forming each piece into a 5-inch disk.
  • Wrap each disk in plastic and refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat overn to 375°F.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll out piece of dough into an 8-inch circle, 1/8-inch thick.
  • Spread 2 Tbsp of jam onto each circle.
  • Sprinkle each circle with 1/4 of walnuts and 1/4 of cherries.
  • Cut each circle into 8 wedges using a sharp knife or pastry wheel.
  • Starting with the outside edge, roll each wedge, enclosing the filling.
  • Place point side down onto greased cookie sheet.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle onto each pastry.
  • Bake until golden brown, approximately 35 minutes.
  • Let pastries rest approximately 10 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.