When it comes to Rosh Hashanah desserts, we believe that more is more. From cinnamon-sugar challah to apple-themed treats, we certainly don’t hold back. Rosh Hashanah is all about ushering in a good and sweet new year, and what better way to do that than with a delectable dessert? In this article, we’ve curated a list of the very best Rosh Hashanah desserts that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you prefer traditional favorites or innovative creations, there’s something here for everyone.
Marzipan Honey Bees
Not only are these marzipan honey bees absolutely adorable on their own, but they also make the perfect garnish for any Rosh Hashanah dessert. They add a touch of whimsy and sweetness to your creations. Try them on top of an apple sheet cake for an extra special treat.
Apple-Shaped Thumbprint Cookies
These apple-shaped thumbprint cookies are one of our all-time favorite Rosh Hashanah desserts. With a buttery cookie base and a sweet apple jam filling, they are a delightful treat that everyone will love. They are as delicious as they are cute!
Chewy Gingersnaps with Dried Apples
Looking to try something new this Rosh Hashanah? These chewy gingersnaps with dried apples are the perfect choice. The cookie base is spiced with ginger and cinnamon, while the dried apples add a burst of fruity flavor. You’ll find yourself reaching for these cookies all season long.
Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake with Honey Butter
This cinnamon sugar apple cake is the epitome of Rosh Hashanah desserts. It combines the classic flavors of apples and honey with a buttery cinnamon-sugar topping. Every bite is a delightful mix of sweet and spicy, making it the perfect centerpiece for your holiday table.
Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples
When you’re short on time but still want to impress, these easy cinnamon baked apples are the way to go. With just nine ingredients, you can create tender and caramelized apples that are bursting with flavor. They are a simple yet elegant dessert that is sure to please.
Zoe Kanan’s Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah
This honey cake recipe comes from the talented Zoe Kanan. It’s a beautiful and moist cake that captures the essence of Rosh Hashanah. The best part? Zoe provides easy instructions for making the cake parve or non-dairy, ensuring that everyone can enjoy this holiday favorite.
Sunken Apple and Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah
Prepare to be amazed by this artful sunken apple and honey cake. Its stunning presentation alone will impress your guests. But don’t worry, the taste matches the beauty. With hundreds of glowing reviews, this cake is a tried-and-true recipe that will elevate your Rosh Hashanah celebration.
Tahini Caramel Apples
Molly does it again with these tahini caramel apples. The combination of creamy tahini and sweet caramel takes the classic caramel apple to a whole new level. This stress-free dessert is perfect for indulging in the flavors of the season.
Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies with Pomegranate
These brown sugar shortbread cookies are a delightful treat that will steal the show. Topped with naturally dyed glaze and adorned with juicy pomegranate seeds, they are as beautiful as they are delicious. These cookies are a must-have for your Rosh Hashanah dessert spread.
Apple Butter Rugelach
These apple butter rugelach are simply irresistible. With a flaky pastry filled with apple butter and cinnamon, they are a delightful twist on a classic Jewish dessert. Your guests won’t be able to resist these tasty treats.
Prepare to be amazed by these beautiful apple roses. They are a true work of art and will impress everyone at your Rosh Hashanah gathering. The delicate slices of apple are delicately arranged to resemble roses, creating a stunning dessert that tastes as good as it looks.
Rainbow Apple Galette
If you’re looking for a showstopper dessert, look no further than this rainbow apple galette. Created by the talented LeAnne, this tart is a burst of color and flavor. The combination of vibrant apples and a flaky crust is simply irresistible.
Three-Ingredient French Apple Tart
Molly Wilkinson brings us this delightful three-ingredient French apple tart. With just three simple ingredients, you can create an elegant and delicious dessert that will impress your guests. The flavors of the apples shine through in this classic French treat.
Spiced Cider Apple Cake with Brown Butter Frosting
If you want a cake that screams “fall,” look no further than this spiced cider apple cake. The warm spices and apple flavors combine perfectly in this moist and flavorful cake. The brown butter frosting adds a touch of richness that will leave you craving more.
Honeycrisp Apple Pandowdy
Indulge in the deliciousness of this honeycrisp apple pandowdy. The combination of sweet and tart apples with a buttery crust is pure perfection. This dessert is perfect for those who love classic flavors and crave a comforting treat.
Brown-Butter Honey Cookies
These brown-butter honey cookies are a feast for the eyes and the taste buds. The mesmerizing pattern on these cookies is simply mesmerizing. With their rich flavor and beautiful design, they are sure to be a hit at your Rosh Hashanah celebration.
No-Bake Chocolate Pomegranate Fudge Tart
We couldn’t resist including a chocolate dessert in our Rosh Hashanah lineup. This no-bake chocolate pomegranate fudge tart combines the richness of chocolate with the tangy sweetness of pomegranate. It’s a decadent treat that will satisfy any chocolate lover’s cravings.
This apple cobbler is pure dreaminess. With its warm and comforting flavors, it’s the perfect way to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. The blogger behind this recipe is known for her delicious creations, and this apple cobbler is no exception.
Apple and Cardamom Babka
Take your babka to the next level with this apple and cardamom version. The combination of tender dough, sweet apples, and aromatic cardamom is simply divine. This babka is a must-try for any Rosh Hashanah celebration.
Don’t overlook the simplicity of an apple crisp when it comes to Rosh Hashanah desserts. This easy dessert is a crowd-pleaser with its warm and cozy flavors. Sprinkle it with pomegranate seeds for an extra touch of sweetness and festivity.
Honey-Roasted Apples with Calvados and Sesame
These honey-roasted apples are a next-level dessert that will have everyone talking. The combination of honey, calvados, and sesame creates a flavor explosion that is simply unforgettable. This fancy dessert is the perfect way to end your Rosh Hashanah feast.
Italian Apple Cake
Prepare to be captivated by this Italian apple cake. The mini apples adorning the cake are both adorable and delicious. The cake itself is incredibly moist and flavorful, making it a standout dessert for Rosh Hashanah.
Apple Cider Churros
While traditionally associated with Hanukkah, these apple cider churros are a great addition to your Rosh Hashanah dessert spread. They are a fun twist on a classic treat, and the apple cider flavor adds a delicious seasonal touch.
Chocolate Honey Cake
Indulge in the rich flavors of this chocolate honey cake. This decadent dessert is a true showstopper and is guaranteed to satisfy any chocolate lover. It’s the perfect way to end your Rosh Hashanah celebration on a sweet note.
Apple Butter Macarons with Spiced Swiss Meringue Buttercream
These apple butter macarons are a delightful twist on a classic French treat. The spiced Swiss meringue buttercream adds a burst of flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweet apple filling. These macarons will impress your guests with their taste and elegance.
Tahini Brownies (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free)
Who says brownies can’t be part of your Rosh Hashanah celebration? These tahini brownies are grain-free and dairy-free, making them a great option for those with dietary restrictions. The rich and fudgy brownies are taken to the next level with the addition of creamy tahini.
Apple Spice Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
Layer cakes are often overlooked when it comes to Rosh Hashanah desserts, but this apple spice cake will change your mind. With its moist and flavorful layers of apple-spiced cake and creamy maple cream cheese frosting, it’s a showstopper that deserves a place at your holiday table.
Chai Spiced Apple Ricotta Galette
Impress your guests with this stunning chai spiced apple ricotta galette. The combination of warm chai spices and sweet apples is simply divine. The rustic appearance adds to the charm of this dessert, making it a perfect choice for your Rosh Hashanah feast.
Cardamom-Cognac Apple Cake
Elevate your Rosh Hashanah dessert with this cardamom-cognac apple cake. The aromatic cardamom and rich cognac create a sophisticated flavor profile that will impress your guests. This cake is a delightful way to celebrate the holiday in style.
Apple Pie Cookies
These apple pie cookies are a fun and delicious twist on the classic apple pie. The flaky crust and sweet apple filling make for a delightful bite-sized treat. They are perfect for serving at your Rosh Hashanah gathering or enjoying as a festive snack.
Apple and Honey Marzipan Rolls
Indulge in pure decadence with these apple and honey marzipan rolls. The combination of tender dough, sweet marzipan, and honey creates a heavenly treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth. These rolls are the perfect way to end your Rosh Hashanah meal on a high note.
Vegan Apple Crisp (Dairy-Free)
If you’re looking for a dairy-free and vegan-friendly option, this vegan apple crisp is the way to go. It’s a simple and delicious dessert that celebrates the natural sweetness of apples. With a crispy oat topping, it’s the perfect dessert to enjoy during the holiday season.
Pecan-Orange Baklava Pie
Baklava is a classic dessert that always delights. This pecan-orange baklava pie is no exception. With layers of flaky phyllo dough and a sweet and nutty filling, it’s a dessert that will transport you to the Mediterranean. Indulge in this sweet treat and savor the flavors of Rosh Hashanah.
Raisin-Challah Apple Betty
This raisin-challah apple betty is a fun and playful twist on a classic dessert. With layers of sweet challah bread and spiced apples, it’s a comforting dessert that will evoke memories of holidays past. You can’t go wrong with this delicious and nostalgic treat.
Russian Honey Cake
This Russian honey cake is a unique twist on the traditional Rosh Hashanah honey cake. Layer upon layer of honey-infused cake and creamy frosting create a dessert that is both elegant and delicious. The intricate design on top adds a touch of sophistication to this classic treat.
Apple Cinnamon Rolls
Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with these apple cinnamon rolls. The sweet and tender dough is filled with a luscious apple and cinnamon filling, creating a heavenly treat. Best of all, you can enjoy the leftovers for breakfast the next day.
With this diverse selection of Rosh Hashanah desserts, you are sure to find something to satisfy every sweet craving. From traditional favorites to innovative creations, these recipes celebrate the flavors of the holiday season. Whether you’re baking for friends and family or hosting a festive gathering, these desserts will make your Rosh Hashanah celebrations truly memorable.
Disclaimer: This article is created for Family Cuisine and may contain materials related to Family Cuisine, which can be found at Family Cuisine.