Guilty of Leftover Gelt?


Hanukkah has been over for a week, but chances are your supply of chocolate gelt is still running high. I’m pretty sure there’s of stash of gelt from last year in my cabinet, and I’m a self-proclaimed chocolate addict. (Rumor has it, if they’re left in their little mesh bag for too long, the coins will start multiplying.)

If you’re sick of eating it the old-fashioned way, and you’re not planning an epic dreidel game for at least another year, check out this recipe for Spiced Hot Chocolate made with Hanukkah gelt up at  It had me at spiced. And hot. And chocolate.

Molly Tolsky

Molly Tolsky is the editor of Kveller. She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her fiction has appeared in various literary magazines including Hayden's Ferry Review, Lumina, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in Modern Loss, xoJane, and the Jewish Daily Forward. She lives in Brooklyn and is not a parent, but a very proud aunt.

The opinions expressed here are the personal views of the author. Comments are moderated, so use your inside voices, keep your hands to yourself, and no, we're not interested in herbal supplements.

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