Hamentashen Chocolate-almond brownie filling


  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup toasted almonds, finely chopped
  • 2 large egg whites, for egg wash
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar, for egg wash


Place butter and chocolate chips in a small saucepan over low heat and stir until melted. When smooth, add salt, extract, sugar, eggs, flour, and almonds. Stir until thoroughly combined. Remove pan from heat and cover until needed. (Filling can be refrigerated overnight. Gently reheat before using.