Eight nights of Hanukkah means eight nights of delicious, home-cooked meals, traditional treats, and new recipes from (and for) your loved ones. We rounded up Babble’s best Hanukkah recipes – from savory latkes to some lovely Nutella and jelly sufganiyot. Check out our slideshow below and get inspired!
Applesauce is to latkes what ketchup is to French fries – you can eat them without, but why would you? Since this ultra-simple recipe also freezes well, you can enjoy the fruits of your labor long after the candles have burned low. Get this recipe.
A dish hearty enough for an army of hungry Maccabees, this root beer-infused brisket uses a slow cooker to lock in moisture. The kids will love that they're getting soda for dinner – and you'll love that you didn't have to heat up the oven to make it! Get this recipe.
With only enough oil for one night of light, the temple lamps burned for eight. There may not be anything "miraculous" about this commemorative cake, but that doesn't mean it isn’t delicious! Get this recipe.
The ancient Israelites may not have been noshing on onion rings, but these snacks capture the holiday spirit. Like latkes and sufganiyot, the fast-food favorite is an ode to oil; and since Hanukkah is a celebration of the stuff, you can dig in! Get this recipe.
Mandel brot are deliciously crunchy twice-baked cookies – think the Jewish version of biscotti. Feel free to add chocolate chips, raisins, or any other yummy tidbits you have in the kitchen to make this recipe your own. Get this recipe.