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7 Mouth-Watering Hanukkah Dessert Recipes To Make Besides Jelly Donuts

Did somebody say peanut butter fudge dreidels?!

When it comes to food for Hanukkah, there’s so much more to indulge in than just latkes. Although sufganiyot (jelly donuts) are the classic Hanukkah dessert, there are a number of other sweets you can put on the table that are just as tasty and festive.

Here are seven of the best Hanukkah desserts to make this year.

1. Gelt Cake

You can never go wrong with chocolate, and this cake stays in the tradition of the holiday with its decorative gelt topping.

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Kitchen Tested

Recipe: Kitchen-Tested

2. Peanut Butter Fudge Dreidels

These fudgey dreidels are sure to please kids and adults alike. Peanut butter is coated with chocolate and decorated with a Nun, Gimel, Hay and Shin.

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Oh Nuts
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Recipe: Oh Nuts

3. Torah Cannoli

These adorable cannolis are assembled together to look like mini Torahs, and they’re sure to be a hit at your holiday party.

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Busy In Brooklyn

Recipe: Busy In Brooklyn

4. Stained Glass Cookies

These cookies emanate the feel of a synagogue with their pretty blue stained glass candy center. You can make different shapes including the Star of David or a dreidel.

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Living Sweet Moments

Recipe: Living Sweet Moments

5. Hanukkah Oreo Cookie Balls

This easy-to-make Oreo cookie balls are the perfect mini bite for the holidays. Decorated in blue and yellow, these cookie balls are as tasty as they are charming.

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Glitter Inc

Recipe: Glitter Inc

6. Dessert Latkes

Give your latkes a sweet spin. These are made with apple and cinnamon, then fried to perfection, giving you that authentic latke texture, but for those with a sweet tooth.

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Smitten Kitchen

Recipe: Smitten Kitchen

7. Chocolate Dipped Star Of David

Get out those pretzels and start dipping. These edible Star of Davids are easy, fun to make, and a great activity to do with the kids. Plus, they’re perfect for those who love that sweet and savory combination (and, really, who doesn’t love that combo?).

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My Cookie Factory

Recipe: My Cookie Factory