|Type||Cracker or flatbread|
A Pletzel or pletzl (Yiddish פלעצל, German Plätzchen, cookie or cracker) is type of Jewish flatbread similar to focaccia. A type of pletzel smothered in onion and poppy seeds is known as the onion pletzl, onion board or onion flat in the US. It was a common treat sold in American Jewish bakeries until the end of the 20th century.
- Pletzl, from Middle High German ple(t)zel, "little square", is also the name of the center of the former Jewish quarter in Paris, France.
- List of Jewish cuisine dishes
- Joan Nathan: “Lights of Life, and Food of Memory”. The New York Times, November 26, 2010