Shavuot, the holiday known for blintzes and cheesecake and all things creamy and cheesy, begins at sunset on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. 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!
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
Cheesecake and Desserts
31 Drool-Worthy Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot
Sticky Cinnamon Bun Rugelach (above)
Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake on a Stick
How to Make Perfect Cheesecake 5 Ways
Sweet Ricotta and Strawberry Bourekas
Pronounced: shah-voo-OTE (oo as in boot), also shah-VOO-us, Origin: Hebrew, the holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, falls in the Hebrew month Sivan, which usually coincides with May or June.