What is traditional food for Hanukkah?

During the Hanukkah holiday, families eat latkes (potato pancakes), sufganiyot (round jelly doughnuts), and other foods to celebrate the miracle of the Festival of Lights.

What kind of junk food is commonly eaten during Hanukkah?

Sufganiyah (Hebrew: סופגנייה or סופגניה‎ [ˌsufɡaniˈja]; plural: sufganiyot, Hebrew: סופגניות‎ [ˌsufɡaniˈjot]) is a round jelly doughnut eaten in Israel and around the world on the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. The doughnut is deep-fried in oil, filled with jam or custard, and then topped with powdered sugar.

What do you take to a Hanukkah party?

Traditional foods include potato latkes, applesauce and brisket. Spinning the dreidel (a four-sided top) for “Hanukkah gelt” (gold-wrapped chocolate coins) is another part of the celebration. Your host might appreciate gifts of chocolate, gourmet applesauce, candles, books or board games.