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Happy Hanukkah, everyone! To celebrate this holiday, we gathered 10 awesome and festive Hanukkah recipes from our awesome bloggers and our Food Monster App to help you have the very best dinner around. We hope that you enjoy!

1. Chocolate Raspberry Rugelach

Vegan Soy-Free Chocolate Raspberry Rugelach

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If you are not familiar with what a rugelach cookie is, when you taste one, you will wonder what is that back note of creaminess that is so surprising in a cookie! Yep, that’s the cream cheese. In these Chocolate Raspberry Rugelach from Gretchen Price, vegan cream cheese mixes with raspberry jam and melted chocolate chips for a creamy, chocolatey, tangy dessert you’ll love.

2. Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples 

Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples [Vegan]

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This Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples from Rhea Parsons is so easy to make. It’s like a giant latke pie! Serve it with sauteed apples, apple sauce, vegan sour cream or whatever you like. You can also bake this in muffin tins for individual servings.

3. Challah Made with Aquafaba

Vegan Challah Made With Aquafaba

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You can’t argue with the facts: challah is pretty darn tasty. It’s a little sweet and it has a beautiful, glossy, glazed top. It is traditionally made with eggs, but this brilliant Challah Made with Aquafaba from Rebecca Coleman swaps eggs for aquafaba (aka, the liquid from a can of chickpeas) and the result is wonderfully fluffy challah. You can also accent it with different flavors; kosher salt, poppy seeds, and sesame seeds are all popular ways to stud the top of your loaf. Serve with dinner or save it to make the best French toast ever.

4. Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

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In this recipe, sweet potato and apple are shredded and combined to form crispy and unique latkes. The latkes are a little sweet and a little tangy from the added onion. They’re perfect when paired with this creamy lemon tahini sauce. These Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes from Maya Popovich can be ready in little to no time, so they also make a fantastic snack! Serve with kale if you’re craving leafy greens on the side.

5. Gefilte ‘Fish’

Vegan Gluten-Free Gefilte 'Fish'

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This Gefilte ‘Fish’ from Rhea Parsons is made with chickpeas and sauteed vegetables. The fish flavor comes from the seasoning – kelp and dulce flakes (if you don’t have both you can just use whichever you have), Old Bay and lemon. This recipe looks just like Gefilte fish, the texture is spot on and has a much yummier version of the original treat.

6. Cauliflower Leek Kugel

Cauliflower Leek Kugel

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Kugel is a Jewish casserole typically made with noodles. However, this recipe will give you a decadent version of the traditional dish. This Cauliflower Leek Kugel from Pavani Nandula is packed full of leeks, cauliflower, tofu, and garlic to make a rich and comforting meal that will serve a crowd.

7. Matzo Ball Soup

Bowl of Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

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Holidays, family, and memories. They go together like “chicken” soup and vegan Matzo Ball Soup from Rhea Parsons! This recipe may not be exactly the same as the traditional recipe, but it is still just as delicious!

8. Smoked Paprika Potato Latkes

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There’s nothing better than latkes, a crisp, delicious potato pancake that’s typically served for Hanukkah. This easy recipe for Smoked Paprika Potato Latkes from Travis Piper takes latkes to the next level with a heavy hand of garlic, some shredded carrots, and some smoked paprika. Perfect for fall!

9. Potato Kugel Cups

Vegan Grain-Free Potato Kugel Cups

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A traditional kugel is a casserole made from egg noodles or casserole. These lightened-up, oil-free mini Potato Kugel Cups from Annie Markowitz are made by spiralizing potatoes and combining it with onion, garlic, paprika, and cornstarch to hold it all together. They’re easy to whip up, savory, and satisfying.

10. Challah


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This Challah from Rhea Parsons is the perfect and most delicious addition to your table. Soft and delicious, this Challah will help you create the perfect Hanukkah memories!

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