(redirected from Rugalah)
Also found in: Thesaurus.


or rug·a·lach  (rŭg′ə-ləKH)
A cookie of cream-cheese dough spread with filling, such as jam or nuts, and then rolled into a crescent shape.

[Yiddish rogelekh, rugelekh, pl. of rogele, rugele, a rugelach, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish rogal, crescent-shaped bread roll, from róg, horn.]


(Cookery) a fruit-and-nut pastry shaped like a croissant
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rugelach - pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and walnuts and cinnamon or chocolate and walnut and apricot preserves)
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
References in periodicals archive ?
Giant Rugalah - Raspberry UPC 201575808453, Cinnamon Raisin Nut UPC 201576000092, Chocolate Chip UPC 201575500098
For the patriarch of Brent's Delicatessen & Restaurant, a warm rugalah embrace is as heartening as a colossal corned beef on rye.
Chocolate Rugalah sold under the Stop & Shop label as a Bake Shop item, because it may contain undeclared walnuts.