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Dulce de leche hamantaschen. Photo: Leann Shore

Dulce de leche hamantaschen: Rethinking a famed South American cookie for Purim

By Leanne Shor, The Nosher via JTA March 5, 2020

This recipe originally appeared in The Nosher.Bringing new life to hamantaschen was a challenge. People are dead set on their favorite flavors like classic poppy seed and apricot. Of course, newer directions such as Nutella and rainbow funfetti are a...

Rice Krispie Treat Hamantaschen

By Rebecca Pliner, The Nosher via JTA February 26, 2015

As a former chef and pastry chef, I had many delicious sweet and savory treats in mind to turn into hamantaschen for this year. But I wanted to keep it simple enough to re-create in a home kitchen, yet something different to also get people excited about...

Cardamom Scented Hamantaschen with Pear & Goat Cheese Filling

By Pessy Haskelevich, writer for Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine March 5, 2014

For a pareve version, simply replace the butter with canola oil and omit the goat cheese. Prep Time: 40 minutes; Servings: 2 dozenIngredients:For the Pastry: 2 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 stick butter, or 1/4 cup canola oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1/2...

Almond-Coconut Hamantaschen

By Margi Lenga Kahn March 5, 2014

IngredientsDough 2 ¼ cups plus 1 tbsp. unbleached all-purpose flour2 tbsp. baking powder½ tsp. table salt2 tsp. finely grated orange zest1 stick (4 oz.) unsalted butter, room temperature1 cup plus 1 ½ tbsp. granulated sugar1 large egg, room temperature2...

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