Festive Hanukkah Desserts the Whole Family Will Love
The latkes are long gone, and the candles are burning low. Time to bring out a tray of sweet Hanukkah treats. Whether Bubbe always makes a traditional Hanukkah dessert or mom goes food craft crazy this time of year, our collection of Hanukkah dessert recipes is sure to give your family a few new ideas to try. From a Southern spin on a holiday rugelach, with our Peach-Pecan Rugelach recipe, to a simple take on a Sufganiyout, Bubbe just might find a new take on her classic, go-to treats. Or, if you're looking for a fun, decorated dessert after a delicious Hanukkah meal, our Stained-Glass Hanukkah Cookies and our Marshmallow Dreidels make for festvie, kid-friendly food crafts the whole family can make together. No matter what type of sweet you’re looking to bake this season, here you’ll find enough dessert ideas to last you all eight days.
Recipe: Peach-Pecan Rugelach
For a Southern take on a traditional Rugelach, try a filling made of pecans and peach preserves.
Pepper Jelly-Pecan Rugelach
Recipe: Pepper Jelly-Pecan Rugelach
We’ve infused this classic Hanukkah Rugelach with just the right amount of sweet red pepper heat.
Jelly Doughnuts (Sufganiyout)
Recipe: Jelly Doughnuts (Sufganiyot)
Who knew bringing the tradition of sufganiyot to your Hanukkah party could be such a cinch?
Mindi's Doughnuts and Easy Raspberry Sauce
Who says you have to stop serving fried food when the latkes run out? Keep the fried food Hanukkah fun alive with these delightfully easy glazed doughnut holes and fruit spread.
Stained-Glass Hanukkah Cookies
Add some hard candies, like colored Jolly Ranchers, and watch your Hanukkah sugar cookie crafts come to life in the oven.
I have a little dreidel. I made it out of...marshmallows! Is that not how the song goes?
Salted Chocolate Matzo Madness Toffee
Since the recipe doesn’t have to be Passover-friendly this time of year, you can substitute matzo for saltine crackers to create a crispy, salty based for this chocolate treat.
Chunky Chocolate Brownies
Recipe: Chunky Chocolate Brownies
You can’t go wrong with these heavenly hunks of chocolate chunks any time of year, but we know they’ll go fast in a house full of Hanukkah guests.