Hanukkah Recipes

Light up the season with our favorite Hanukkah recipes and traditions to celebrate. Plus, learn how to master dishes like brisket, rugelach, latkes and more.

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    100 Hanukkah Recipes to Celebrate the Season

    From latkes to sufganiyot, brisket to kugel, these Hanukkah recipes are ready to brighten up each day of the Festival of Lights.

    Potato Latkes

    This potato latkes recipe is super tasty. For the ultimate crispiness, squeeze out all the liquid from the grated veggies...


    Challah

    Eggs lend to the richness of this traditional challah recipe. The attractive golden color and delicious flavor make it hard...


    What is a Knish?

    If you didn't grow up in New York, you've probably never had this traditional Jewish dish. What is a knish?


    Chocolate Babka

    I love this chocolate babka recipe. Even if it's slightly imperfect going into the oven, it turns out gorgeous. —Lisa...

    The Jewish Brisket Recipe Everyone Should Learn How to Make

    This Jewish brisket recipe is our go-to recipe for the holidays. Use our expert tips to create a perfectly moist,...


    Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

    This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...

    Your Guide to 7 Traditional Hanukkah Foods

    From latkes to sufganiyot, we eat fried food on Hanukkah to remember the ancient oil miracle.


    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...


    Hanukkah Cookies

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


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    How to Make the Best Rugelach Cookies for the Holidays

    Rugelach cookies are a big part of many holiday traditions. Learn how to make these cinnamon-sugar treats for your cookie...

    Chocolate-Stuffed Dreidel Cookies

    These dreidel cookies are sure to spread some smiles this holiday season. Your friends and family will delight in the...


    Why I Cook: Chanie Apfelbaum’s Hanukkah Traditions

    The Busy in Brooklyn blogger uses inspiration from childhood for her modern Jewish recipes (which her kids love!) including...


    Potato Latke Funnel Cakes

    This savory funnel cake incorporates mashed potatoes and ranch seasoning into the dough. It's delicious. Just try it and you’ll...


    18 Hanukkah Desserts That Will Light Up Your Tastebuds

    Light the menorah, spin the dreidel and fry up the latkes! Then, enjoy these traditional Hanukkah desserts. From rugelach to...


    What Is Kugel? Meet the Jewish Casserole Everyone Needs to Know

    A traditional Jewish recipe, kugel is an ultra popular dish. But what is kugel—and what makes this dish so special?

    Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

    This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch...


    Spicy Beef Brisket

    This fork-tender brisket is just as good when cooked a day ahead, refrigerated and reheated. I like to serve it...