A recipe for triangular Purim cookies

Arthur Schwartz’s Hamantaschen (for Purim)

Looking for really good hamentashen recipe

2 Cups Sifted Flour
2 Tsp. Baking Powder
½ tsp Salt
½ Cup Orange Juice
1 Large Egg
¼ lb. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1) Sift flour, baking powder and salt together
2) Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy about 2 minutes
3) Add egg and mix for 1 minute.
4) Mix in Orange juice and vanilla
5) Add dry ingredients until incorporated
6) Divide dough in half, shape into flat disk, wrap in plastic
7) Refrigerate until firm enough to roll
8) Place dough between 2 sheets of wax paper.
9) Roll from center – out – about 1/8 inch thick
10) If dough is hard to handle – Place in freezer to firm up
11) Cut into 3 inch circles
12) Fill with 1 1/2 tsp, filling

Makes 36.


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