Hanukkah is a time of celebration with friends and family. One of the best ways to celebrate is by indulging in the food and flavors of the season. A variety of Hanukkah Food Recipes to satisfy your tastebuds this holiday season include briskets, latkes, and sweet desserts. Here are 17 Hanukkah food recipes to enjoy this holiday season.
Hannukah Food Appetizers
Sweet Potato Latkes with Greek Yogurt and Smoked Salmon By Cooking for Keeps
These latkes are the perfect mix of Jewish tradition. Fried Latkes for Hanukkah and smoked salmon for any time. This perfect combination is a lighter refreshing take on the traditional Latke. Perfect for appetizers or snacks.
Matzo Ball soup is a Jewish tradition during all holidays and another great addition during Hanukkah. If you’re having a formal sit down dinner or need a warm pick me up during the colder weather Hanukkah season, this Veggie Matzo Ball soup is packed with flavor that will get you in the festive mood.
Hannukah Food Main Course
This is a perfect brisket recipe because it’s done in the slow cooker allowing you to prep and let it cook on its own. It only requires 6 ingredients and comes out tender and full of flavor. Add this to your Hannukah dinner, you won’t be disappointed.
Horseradish adds a punch of flavor. You can get it mild or spicy and coating the brisket in horseradish brings it to a whole new level. This brisket comes out moist, tender and full of flavor that is sure to please. Take your Hanukkah Food to the next level.
Tzimmes is a traditional and delicious Jewish dish that usually includes carrots and other root vegetables, dried fruit such as prunes or raisins, and is sweetened with honey or sugar. Hanukkah food is all about being sweet and this dish will add that pop of sweetness into your dinner.
Kugel can be sweet or savory. This savory broccoli Kugel is the perfect side dish for your brisket dinner for Hannukah.
Latkes are the true traditional and staple Hanukkah food. They are savory and can be achieved in many varieties whether you eat them with apple sauce or sour cream they are a must-have Hanukkah food.
This is the perfect traditional Latke, they come out crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Need to change up your Potato Latkes, or looking for a healthier variety. These sweet potato latkes are exactly what they say in their name SWEET. Bring a new spin to taste and texture in comparison to your traditional potato latke.
This is a multi-flavor recipe putting a twist on the traditional potato latke and adding some color and different flavors into the mix. Some of the latkes are made with beets while others are carrots and sweet potato. This is sure to add variety to your Hanukkah food flavors and impress your family and friends.
Homemade apple sauce is the perfect touch to your Hanukkah Latkes. Traditionally many eat their Latkes with apple sauce and making it homemade brings your Hanukkah food to the next level. This recipe is simple, easy and has a burst of flavor.
Hanukkah Food Desserts
Hanukkah is a happy time to celebrate with friends and family and eat your heart out. Sweets are a big part of Hanukkah food traditions and the following recipes showcase Hanukkah food at its best.
This is a fun spin on a sweet treat for Hanukkah. This 5 ingredient recipe is easy to follow and will satisfy that peanut butter chocolate craving while creating a novelty dreidel design.
This recipe is a great guide to decorating cookies. Sugar Cookies are a traditional Hanukkah food and these decorating tips will bring your cookies to the next level.
Sufganiyot is the truest traditional Hanukkah dessert as it’s aligned with the fried theme of the holiday. Sufganiyot is a light and fluffy donut which can be filled with fruit, chocolate or custard. This recipe provides a light and fluffy strawberry filled donut.
Making Homemade Hanukkah Gelt allows you to vary the flavor to your taste. This is a simple and easy recipe to follow and can be customized to suit your design needs.
Sweet Kugel is the perfect creamy inside topped with a nice crunchy noodle. You can substitute different fruits to suit you or your guests’ needs. This is an easy to bake dessert as it is made in a casserole dish that can be made ahead of time and set out for your family or guests to enjoy.
Light and fluffy. Blintzes are crepe-like desserts with a creamy cream cheese filling topped with fruit. These blueberry blintzes are light in texture but bold in flavor and perfect for your after-dinner delight.
Read More: Want some more treats for this holiday? Check out Top Favourite Holiday Treats.
Another take on a donut. Instead of a large fried and filled donut, these are puff pastries covered in a sweet honey glaze. They keep with the Hanukkah food theme of sweets but are the perfect dessert or treat for picking. Perfect for a party or an informal dinner setting.
This Hanukkah enjoy spending time with family and friends while everyone fills their bellies with any of these delicious, fun and traditional holiday eats, sweets and treats.
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