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Pumpkin Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

Recipe by Shannon Sarna

Pumpkin Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

People often scoff at the combination of pumpkin and chocolate, but the flavors complement one another wonderfully. After all, pumpkin is a pretty neutral flavor— what most people consider “pumpkin” can be more accurately called pumpkin pie spice. The color of this rugelach is just stunning, and the flavor features a sweetness that is just

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Sweet Fall Pear Galette

Recipe by Debra Moser

Sweet Fall Pear Galette

From leafy greens to golden sweet potatoes and squash, as the season changes from summer to fall, the farmers are harvesting the last big bounty before the winter sets in. Many varieties of red, pink and green apples are piled high on tables, and the first-of-the-season juicy, ripe Bartlett or Bosc pears draw us closer

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Apple Honey Ginger Torte

Recipe by Annabel Epstein

Apple Honey Ginger Torte

Have you heard of the famous Marian Burros Plum torte? First published in the New York Times by Marian Burros in 1983, the recipe was published every year after that until 1995, when the editor of the Times decided that people just needed to clip it, laminate it and put it on their fridge once

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Lemon Cheese Blintzes and Soufflé

Recipe by Emily Landsman

Lemon Cheese Blintzes and Soufflé

Blintzes are a Jewish American staple for the Yom Kippur break-fast and Shavuot. Not sure how to make them? Scroll down to the bottom of the recipe for a video that shows how I make them and then takes it one step further by baking them up into an especially tasty blintz soufflé.

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Honey Snap Biscuits

Recipe by Lisa Goldberg

Honey Snap Biscuits

These are the most delightful, simple-to-make and—best of all—easy-to-eat honey snap biscuits, perfect for Rosh Hashanah (or any time of year). Huge thanks to Carolyn Levitt in Perth for sharing her great recipe with us. We hope to put the recipe in our fourth book—sweet only—due out in 2019. Both the dough and the biscuits

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Pulled Apple Strudel

Recipe by Sherry Schweitzer

Pulled Apple Strudel

On a rainy Tuesday, I set out to create the dough of my mother’s tales. She often bragged that my grandmother, Esther Weinstein, a Russian immigrant all of five feet tall and the owner of the Pittsburgh delicatessen that bore her name, made strudel dough for the restaurant on her dining room table, where she

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Apple Pie Cookies

Recipe by Judith Rontal

Apple Pie Cookies

Turn your favorite apple pie into a cookie for a new spin on the old-time classic! With bites of juicy apples throughout and pops of spicy cinnamon, these cookies are a great addition to your Rosh Hashanah feast.

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Bee’s Sneeze Nuggets

Recipe by Dorie Greenspan

Bee’s Sneeze Nuggets

These were inspired by a drink served at Booker and Dax, a cocktail bar in New York City. When my friend Rebekah ordered the Bee’s Sneeze, I looked at the ingredient list, took a sip and immediately wanted to turn it into a cookie. While the gin wasn’t obvious cookie material, everything else in the

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Apple Berry Crisp

Recipe by Doron Petersan

Apple Berry Crisp

Nothing says fall (and Rosh Hashanah/the High Holiday season) quite like apples. Instead of fussy double-crust apple pie, let your guests have some fun with mini individual crisps in ramekins. Best of all, this recipe is pareve and vegan, and if you use certified gluten-free oats, it can check all the boxes and be gluten-free,

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