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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Hamantaschen to order 2021

These local bakers are ready to make your hamantaschen dreams come true

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished March 3, 2022

In celebration of our favorite three-cornered treats, we searched near and far for the best homemade hamantaschen around our area. Because, while there are plenty of recipes out there for the DIYers, many of us are looking to make the purchase, and enjoy...

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 JTAPublished 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 JTAPublished 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 MagazinePublished 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 KahnPublished 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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