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Rosalach Cookies in an orange bowl

Rosalach Cookies

A few years ago, I learned about a new type of cookie – Rosalach (also spelled Rozalach), in Hebew רוזלך. They may look like Rugalach,

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black and white cookies on a white paper

Black and White Cookies

I was first introduced to Black and White Cookies on the Seinfeld television sitcom. In one of the episodes (the dinner party), Jerry and Elaine

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Mandel Bread cookies on a tray

Mandel Bread

Mandel Bread is a delicious twice-baked Jewish cookie similar to Biscotti. These cookies are perfect for when you’re in the mood for something sweet. Sometimes,

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Shortbread Tahini Bars stack

Shortbread Tahini Bars

Melt in your mouth Shortbread Tahini Bars with a delicious crumble on top! You won’t finish saying “Abracadabra” before they are gone, like magic! I

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Cut-Out Butter Cookies dipped in chocolate on a cooling rack

Cut-Out Butter Cookies

Cut-Out Cookies make the best gift to bring to family & friends for any occasion. They are melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Get creative with different shapes and

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a hand holding S'mores Hamantaschen

S’mores Hamantaschen

This is a ridiculously delicious recipe for Hamantaschen. Outrageous even! Buttery dough, chocolate, graham cracker crumbs, and a gooey marshmallow center… Oh my! All opinions are always 100%

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No-Bake Energy Balls in a white bowl

No-Bake Energy Balls

I’ve been a fan of energy balls for years. I make these no-bake energy balls just about every week. Sweet and packed with only good-for-you

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alfajores cookies on a rack

Alfajores Cookies

I have decided to share this recipe during the “nostalgic recipes week” of my blog. You are probably thinking to yourself: hey Rachel, you grew

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Healthyish Hamantaschen

Healthyish Hamantaschen

What’s not to love about a little sweet, soft cookie filled with chocolate or jam? Hamantaschen are so great and deserve to be celebrated more

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hamantaschen on a plate

Basic Hamantaschen

This is the most fun and exciting holiday! Purim is celebrated in all kinds of ways. In our family, we celebrate by dressing in festive

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Most Popular Recipes

Chocolate Tahini Swirl Fudge

The easiest fudge you’ll ever make! Just four ingredients and a little time go into this simple to prepare Chocolate Tahini Swirl Fudge! Gooey and

Halloween Compost Cookies

Have Halloween candy leftover from this year’s trick-or-treating? Whether you’re stuck with fun-size chocolate bars or you have M&M’s coming out of your ears, these

black and white cookies on a white paper

Black and White Cookies

I was first introduced to Black and White Cookies on the Seinfeld television sitcom. In one of the episodes (the dinner party), Jerry and Elaine

3 tahini cups

Halvah Cups

Peanut Butter cups are my kind of thing. Seriously, I always ask my kids to stock up on them on Halloween. I love the sweet