Whether you spell it Hamantachen, hamentashen, or hamentashan, it’s not Purim without these cookies! What’s your favorite filling? A little natural fruit spread and coconut make a delicious filling for hamentashen cookies for Purim. One of the fun combinations I came up with was cherry and coconut. My kids went crazy over them!! Note, you’ll need to make your dough the DAY before you want to bake these! Enjoy these Cherry Coconut Hamentashen Cookies for Purim!
4 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 tablespoon salt
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 sticks or 1/2 pound of unsalted butter, cold and firm
Grated rind of 2 oranges
3 tablespoons orange juice
Filling: Cherry all fruit spread (no sugar added and flaked coconut)
Mix together dry ingredients in a mixer
Add butter and keep mixing
Add eggs, orange rind and orange juice.
Finish mixing dough and chill overnight.
The next day, set up the fillings you want to use.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll out dough — if dough is too cakey, add a little oil. If the dough is too wet, sprinkle some flour on it.
Cut circles in the dough, using a glass..
Add a teaspoon of cherry all fruit spread. Sprinkle shredded coconut on top.
Pinch sides up into a triangle shape.
Bake at 400 degrees for 14-15 minutes.
Cherry Coconut Hamentaschen
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 tsps baking powder
- 1/2 tsp sal
- 1.5 cups sugar
- 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and firm or 1/2 pound of unsalted butter, cold and firm
- 2 eggs
- grated rind of 2 oranges
- 3 tbsp orange juice
- Cherry all fruit spread (no sugar added)
- flaked coconut (no sugar added if possible)
- Mix together dry ingredients in a mixer.Add butter and keep mixing.Add eggs, orange rind and orange juice.Finish mixing dough and chill overnight.The next day, set up the fillings you want to use.Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Roll out dough — if dough is too cakey, add a little oil. If the dough is too wet, sprinkle some flour on it.Cut circles in the dough, using a glass..Add a teaspoon of cherry all fruit spread. Sprinkle shredded coconut on top.Pinch sides up into a triangle shape.Bake at 400 degrees for 14-15 minutes.
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Cherry Coconut Hamentashen Cookies
Julie Wood says
These cookies look so pretty and delicious! I would love to try these and see how they taste! I want to try this recipe right away!!!
Tiffani g says
Oy vey, I’ve never celebrated Purim, but trust me when I say that I LOVE Hamentashen. I can’t wait to try your recipe out in my kitchen.