A triangular filled pastry
Hamantashen are a triangular pastry, traditionally eaten during the
Jewish Holiday of Purim. Purim celebrates the failure of the evil
Haman in his attempt to exterminate the Jews; Haman wore a three-
Ingredients(Makes a bunch)
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup butter
- 1/2 pound cream cheese
- 1/2 cup poppy seeds
- 1 cup walnuts
- 1 cup raisins
- 8 oz honey
Sift the flour. Cream the butter and cream cheese until well blended.
Gradually add the flour, mixing, and make a ball of dough. Refrigerate
filling ingredients. It may take a little more, or a little less, than
of honey; use enough to hold the mixture together.
Roll out the dough (not too thin), and cut into
squares. Fill each square with
of mohn, and fold the dough square over to make a triangle.
Bake on a greased pan at
until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
1 hour preparation (in two 1/2 hour pieces), 20 minutes baking.
measure the pastry ingredients carefully.
Alan M. Marcum
Sun Microsystems, Mountain View, California
Recipe last modified: 23 May 86
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan M. Marcum)
Subject: RECIPE: Hamantashen
Date: 3 Aug 86 07:21:35 GMT
Organization: Sun Microsystems, Mountain View, California
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