Recipe source UAHC Press, Resource Sheet 66, Purim Recipe If you are invited over to a Jewish friend's home for Passover or Purim, make some homemade Hamantashen and take with you. Will be a hit for sure !

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 cup(s) butter or margarine
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla


  1. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs and beat till smooth.
  3. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk.
  4. Add vanilla.

  5. Roll out the dough (approximately 1/4" thick) and cut it into rounds. You can use a drinking glass as the cutter. Fill the cookies and pinch up sides to form a triangle.

  6. Bake at 375 degrees until brown - approximately 10 to 15 minutes. Makes 8 large Hamentashen.

  7. FILING:
  8. Add your favorite filing - prune, poppy seed, nut, jam or preserve. My favorites are blueberries or pecans or raisins.
December 2013

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