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Hanukkah Cakes and Cookies - Jewish Holiday Desserts

Hanukkah desserts come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. Enjoy decorated holiday Sugar Cookies, Cupcake Menorahs, traditional Hanukkah Doughnuts and contemporary cakes.

Cut-Out Decorated Hanukkah Cookies (Dairy or Parve)
Decorate your Cut-Out Holiday Shape Cookies this year! This easy-to-make dough can be rolled out immediately (no need to chill it) and cut into your favorite holiday shapes. Margarine can be used instead of butter for parve cookies. Use non-stick cooking spray and sanding sugar to make colorful, fun designs. Happy Hanukkah!

Hanukkah Shape Cookies (Dairy or Parve)
What do kids like more than eating cookies? Making cookies! Mix the dough, get out the rolling pin and Hanukkah-shaped cookie cutters (menorah, oil lamp, Judah Maccabee, and more), and give your children a memorable and yummy Hanukkah experience.

Hanukkah Sufganiot - Jelly Doughnuts (Parve)
Sufganiot are deep-fried jelly doughnuts that are traditionally eaten during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. Sufganiot are especially popular in Israel. The oil used to fry the doughnuts are reminiscent of the oil that miraculously burned, according to the Hanukkah story, in the ancient Temple in Jerusalem.

About Home Cooking: Hanukkah Bimuelos (Fried Honey Puffs)
Fried honey puffs are a traditional Hanukkah food for Sephardic Jews from the Mediterranean region, particularly Spain, Greece, and Turkey. They are so good, you will want to make them year-round. Honey puffs are best eaten as soon as they are made. This is a yeast bread, so plan ahead for rising time.

About Judaism: Hanukkah Candy Dreidel
What child wouldn't love to make his/her own edible dreidel?

About Judaism: Hanukkah Cupcake Menorah
This edible menorah should not take the place of lighting a real Hanukkah Menorah, but it is fun for kids to make, light and then eat and fun to use as a centerpiece for a Hanukkah party.

FatFreeVegan.com: Chocolate Chanukkah Cookies
The Chocolate Chanukah Cookies, made with prune butter and an egg substitute, are lower in fat than more traditional cookies. They can be cut into holiday shapes and then frosted or glazed.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Shekalim Cookies (Parve or Dairy)
In honor of Shabbat Shekalim, Meryll Page sent in this recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Shekalim Cookies. On Shabbat Shekalim Jews read how God commands Moses to take a census of adult males by having them each pay a half-shekel. Moshe counts the money to see how many men are available for military service. The half-shekel is used initially to...

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