23 Wonderful Vegan Hanukkah Recipes

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Hanukkah is a beautiful time of year full of celebration, tradition, and family. Fill your home with gorgeous recipes like homemade gelt, matzo ball soup, brisket, and more.

Food brings people together, and what better way to spend time with your loved ones than with wholesome recipes that taste great!

With eight days of celebration, enjoy this round-up of holiday-inspired vegan Hanukkah recipes to guide you in a plant-based festival of lights. Enjoy, dear Jewish friends!

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23 Wonderful Vegan Hanukkah Recipes

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Hanukkah is a beautiful time of year full of celebration, tradition, and family. Fill your home with gorgeous recipes like homemade gelt, matzo ball soup, brisket, and more.


Vegan Noodle Kugel

  • 12 oz dry egg-free noodles (240 g)
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup vegan butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter, melted


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the noodles. Cook according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Combine applesauce, sugar, raisins, melted vegan butter, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and the cooked noodles in a large bowl.
  4. Mix well and add some lemon zest for a twist if wanted!
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  6. Prepare the topping in small bowl by combining the breadcrumbs, 2 tbsp of melted butter, and a pinch of cinnamon.
  7. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the noodle mixture.
  8. Please in the preheated oven and bake for 40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and crispy.
  9. Allow it to cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!


  • You can use currents instead of raisins.
  • Once cooled, noodle kugel can be stored in the fridge for up to 3-4 days or in the freezer for 2-3 months.
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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: ⅙ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 311Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 138mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 2gSugar: 25gProtein: 9g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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