How to Make Hamentashen Cookies for Purim
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Jewish
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Serves: 12
  • 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.
  • Put in fillings
  • Pinch sides up into a triangle shape.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 14-15 minutes.
  1. cups all-purpose flour
  2. teaspoons baking powder
  3. /2 tablespoon salt
  4. /2 cup sugar
  5. sticks or ½ pound of unsalted butter, cold and firm
  6. eggs
  7. Grated rind of 1 orange
  8. tablespoons orange juice
Recipe by The Mama Maven Blog at