Sugar Free Rugelach


  • 1 cup margarine
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup apricot spreadable fruit
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Cream together the margarine and cream cheese in the bowl of an electric mixer. Blend in the vanilla. Mix in the flour. Chill the dough.


  • Step 2

    To make the Filling: Mix together the chopped raisins, chopped walnuts, and cinnamon. If you have a food processor, place the whole walnuts and raisins into the bowl, sprinkle with the cinnamon, and chop them together by processing in short pulses.

  • Step 3

    Divide the dough into 4 equal portions. Roll out each portion into a 10 – 12 inch circle 1/8 inch thick on a lightly floured board or between two sheets of waxed paper.

  • Step 4

    Spread a light layer of preserves (approximately 2 tablespoons) onto each dough circle.Sprinkle each circle with approximately 1/4 cup of the chopped nut-raisin-cinnamon mixture.

  • Step 5

    Cut each circle into 16 wedges using a pastry cutter or a pizza cutter. Roll each wedge from base to point. Place point down on a lightly greased or parchment lined baking sheets.

  • Step 6

    Bake for 15-17 minutes at 375 degrees F (or until golden). Remove to racks to cool.

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