How to Cook Hamantaschen: A Delicious and Traditional Purim Treat!

Hamantaschen are the quintessential Purim cookie, with their iconic triangular shape and sweet, fruity filling. Whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting, these delicious treats are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday. Here’s a step-by-step guide to cooking this hamantaschen recipe that is delicious and easy to make.


  • 2 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Your choice of filling (e.g. fruit filling preserves, Nutella, chocolate chips, Poppy Seed filling)


  1. Combine all-purpose flour, white sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Beat the egg, butter, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl until creamy.
  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, mixing until the dough comes together.
  4. Divide the dough in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat your oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Roll out half the dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Cut out 3-inch circles with a cookie cutter or cup.
  8. Place a teaspoon of your desired filling in the center of each circle.
  9. Fold up the sides of each circle to form a triangle, pinching the corners together to seal the filling inside.
  10. Place the hamantaschen on the prepared baking tray and repeat the process with the other half of the dough.
  11. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
  12. Let the hamantaschen cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

And there you have it, delicious and easy-to-make hamantaschen! Whether you’re filling them with fruit preserves, Nutella, or chocolate chips, these treats will surely be a hit with friends and family. So grab ingredients, preheat your oven, and prepare for some Purim baking fun!

Hamantaschen is a delicious and traditional Purim treat that is fun and easy to make. Whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting, these sweet and fruity treats will surely be a hit with friends and family. So gather your ingredients, preheat

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Preparation time: 10 MinutesBake Time: 20 MinutesCalories: 310Serves: 20 People
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