27 Shavuot Recipe Ideas

Enjoy the holiday known for blintzes and cheesecake and all things creamy and cheesy.

Shavuot, the holiday known for blintzes and cheesecake and all things creamy and cheesy, begins at sunset on Saturday, June 8, 2019. If you’re feeling adventurous, you’ll love our recipes for cheese and herb-filled challahs, savory tarts, and s’mores-inspired rugelach. Here’s your ultimate guide to putting a fun and festive twist on Shavuot this year!

Appetizers

Cheese and Herb Rugelach
Savory Manchego and Quince Turnovers
Mascarpone Stuffed Dates with Sea Salt

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Challah

Pull-Apart Challah Stuffed with Cheese and Guava (above)
Challah Baked Brie
Summer Pesto and Gruyere Stuffed Challah

Noodle Kugel

Savory Cheese Kugel Recipe
How to Make Sweet Noodle Kugel

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Quiche & Tarts

Caramelized Onion and Feta Quiche
Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Quiche
Eggplant, Kashkaval, and Walnut Tart (above)
Spinach Goat Cheese Tart with Herb Butter Crust
Goat Cheese, Silan and Olive Galette Recipe

Main Dishes

Arab-Style Tortellini
Cheese Kreplach
Veggie and Cheese Burekas
Red Quinoa Tabbouleh with Labneh

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Blintzes

Savory Cheese and Zucchini Blintzes
Mozzarella and Tomato Caprese Blintzes (above)
Strawberry Rhubarb Blintzes
Blintz Souffle

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Cheesecake and Desserts

31 Drool-Worthy Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot
S’mores Rugelach
Sticky Cinnamon Bun Rugelach (above)
Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake on a Stick
How to Make Perfect Cheesecake 5 Ways
Sweet Ricotta and Strawberry Bourekas

Keep on Noshing

Pull-Apart Challah Stuffed with Cheese and Guava Recipe

A little taste of Cuba infuses this classic Sabbath bread.

How to Make Perfect Rugelach

Make creamy, flaky dough and cut it like a pro using, of all things a pizza cutter.

Babka Cheesecake and Other Awesome Jewish Dessert Mash-ups

What's better than babka or cheesecake? Babka AND cheesecake, all in one bite.

Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit Recipe

This go-to chicken recipe, with a glossy and delicious sauce, is perfect for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat.

Classic Potato Kugel

A grandmother's recipe offers an easy route to this classic Ashkenazi dish.

VIDEO: How to Make Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is one of the most quintessential Ashkenazi Jewish dishes.

Baklava with Honey and Cardamom Recipe

You won't miss refined sugar or butter with this sweet treat featuring cinnamon and cardamom-spiced nuts covered with honey syrup.

Chocolate Cranberry Challah Rolls with Citrus Sugar

Simple, sophisticated and just a little fancy.