Tag: hamantaschen

PB&J Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 cup peanut butter powder (I used PBFit) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  jam (I used elderberry jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. […]

Double Orange Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon orange extract orange jam/marmalade (I used Seville Orange Fiordifrutta) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, […]

Butternut Squash Fig-Orange Hamantaschen

Ingredients: for the cookie: 1/3 cup  butternut squash puree 1/3 cup oil canola oil 2 tablespoons fig preserves or jam (I used my homemade fig honey cardamom jam) 3/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice (I used Cara Cara oranges) 3 cups flour 1 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 cup sugar filling: […]

Orange-Ginger Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup butter, room temperature 3 eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons orange zest 1/2 teaspoon ground roasted or regular ginger jam (I used my Cara Cara Orange Jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets […]

Chocolate Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 3/4 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg filling: Ficoco* ginger preserves Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease or line with a silipat or parchment paper 2 cookie sheets. In a large bowl, […]

Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil (I used canola) 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt thick jam or preserves (I used kiwi jam and some store bought boysenberry) Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix until well combined […]

Purim: Carnivals, Cookies and Candy

I am not sure how many of you read NPR’s weekly Kitchen Window column, but if you do, you might have already seen a familiar name. I wrote this week’s column and it just went up today. If you are interested, you can check it out here. It is about […]

Fig and Ginger Hamantashen

Fig and Ginger HamantashenIngredients:1 egg, at room temperature1/4 lb butter, at room temperature8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar3/4 cup fig and ginger preserves*1 teaspoon baking powder Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. In an large bowl, cream together butter and […]