Known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is an eight-day holiday that celebrates the miracle of oil. The best-known food eaten during Hanukkah are latkes, but we've got some new flavors for you to infuse into your Hanukkah celebration this year. Here are some of our favorites, from “healthy” deep-fried vegetables to the crazy ones, like deep-fried cookie dough, for you to try.
From The Daily Meal
The quintessential Hanukkah food. For something fun, try making it with grated beets, zucchini, or carrots.
The traditional jelly-filled donut is a Hanukkah favorite.
From Lara Ferroni
Deep-frying apple slices softens the apple ever-so-nicely, resulting in a soft, applesauce-like filling.
These honey or sugar-coated fried treats resemble donuts and are a traditional Sephardic Jewish food.
From Chung Food
A favorite menu item at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City.
Like French fries, but so much better… And maybe a bit better for you?
From Blog Well Done
Deep-frying frozen balls of cookie dough nearly liquefies the dough, resulting in a perfect crunchy-melty contrast.
From Hungry in Hogtown
A light batter enrobing slightly soft oreos; the special recipe adapted from R.U.B. BBQ in New York City.
From Twinkies to Devil Dogs, Snickers Bars to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, nothing is off limit when dipped in this batter and deep fried.