Raspberry, White Chocolate & Coconut Rugelach
December 15, 2014
Looking to get your inner pastry chef on? This rugelach recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s new cookbook Baking Chez Moi is sure to do just that! These Raspberry, White Chocolate & Coconut Rugelach are the cookies that are sure to win over everyone during the holidays! Take some extra time to bake them ~ it’s sure worth it…
Please note: traditionally rugelach are rolled into croissant type shapes. Mine? A bit different to say the least! But the elements are still there ~ flaky cream cheese pastry dough wrapped around berry, chocolate & coconut filling.
If you are still on the hunt for awesome Christmas gifts then you must put this cookbook on your list.
Many of you likely know who Dorie Greenspan is & for those who would like to know more, check out her amazing blog.
In her new cookbook, Dorie showcases a large collection of uncomplicated contemporary French desserts. Her goal is to make us feel more comfortable about the elegance of French baking. She has lived in France for many years & has gathered treats for us from all around the country.
Her writing style is filled with passion, joy & easy to follow directions. This book is a true treat for seasoned bakers & wanna be’s.
Chapter break downs include: Simple Cakes, Fancy Cakes, Tarts & Galettes, Baby Cakes & Petite Pastries, Cookies & Bars, Fruit, Creams, Frozen Desserts & Candies & a great chapter on Basics.
Within each chapter you will want to drop everything & run to the kitchen!
Classic rugelach has nuts, jam & dark chocolate. In mine I used fresh raspberries, white chocolate & coconut in the filling. I was asked to use raspberries in the filling, which was great because I love them!
Please don’t let the long list of directions scare you. These pastries are so fun to prepare & very relaxing too, we all need a bit of that right about now…right?
Rugelach Recipe Links
- Pear, Blue Cheese & Walnut Rugelach Baking a Moment
- Raspberry Rugelach The Little Epicurean
- Red Velvet Rugelach What Jew Wanna Eat
- Rugelach Bars Let’s Dish
- Spiced Pumpkin Rugelach ambrosia
- Strawberry, Raspberry Rugelach Cherry on my Sundae
Disclosure: I was sent this awesome cookbook to review. This post is also in partnership with Driscoll’s berries.