Chef Harriet's Rugellah

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Makes 36 Pieces



8 ounces cream cheese

8 ounces butter

2 1/2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 egg yolk


4 tablespoons melted butter

1 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup golden raisins

4 heaping tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoon cinnamon


Combine dough ingredients together in mixer or processor, chill thoroughly.

Combine cinnamon and sugar.

Roll out 1/3 dough into a circle, brush with 1 tablespoon melted butter.

Sprinkle with cinnamon, sugar mixture, walnuts and golden raisins.

Cut dough into 12 triangles, roll up with point outside.

Repeat twice, making 36 pieces in all.

Brush tops of pastry with remaining butter sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar mixture

Bake at 350 degrees on ungreased cookie sheet for10 to 15 minutes.