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I have loved rugelach since my first bite, but it was one of those pastries I could never imagine making. Then a friend's mother, whom we all called Daba, showed me how easy they are to prepare. 

You just whip up the dough in a food processor and chill it, then roll it into dough balls and out into circles. Then you spread the dough circles out, sprinkle them with fillings, cut them into pie-slice triangles, and roll each triangle into a crescent and bake.


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Joan Nathan's recipe combines a flaky crust with a number of delicious fillings: chocolate, apricots and walnuts, and cinnamon and sugar. 


p(blue). With our Sweet 16 blog, we present a holiday dessert recipe every weekday for the first few weeks of December. Congratulations to Tricia, who was our daily book winner for December 9. Check out our latest Sweet 16 blog recipe for another chance to win.

h6. \*A daily winner was selected at noon (PST) on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, from all valid entrants. All eligible winners must have U.S. mailing addresses. Please note that all standard Culinate contest rules apply to this drawing._


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